Steamy Hot Chocolate

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins

There's nothing better on a snowy day than homemade hot cocoa.


  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 quart milk

  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • Salt

  • Whipped cream, (optional)


  1. Put cocoa powder in saucepan. Stir in milk a bit at a time until cocoa liquefies; add remainder. Add chocolate chips; melt over medium heat, stirring occasionally.

  2. Bring to boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and pinch of salt. Ladle into mugs; top with whipped cream, if desired.

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