Creamy Hot Cocoa

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Creamy Hot Cocoa


    • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 3/4 cup white sugar
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 1/3 cup boiling water
    • 3 1/2 cups milk
    • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream


    1. Combine the cocoa, sugar and pinch of salt in a saucepan.
    2. Blend in the boiling water. Bring this mixture to an easy boil while you stir.
    3. Simmer and stir for about 2 minutes. Watch that it doesn’t scorch.
    4. Stir in 3 1/2 cups of milk and heat until very hot, but do not boil!
    5. Remove from heat and add vanilla.
    6. Divide between 4 mugs.
    7. Add the cream to the mugs of cocoa to cool it to drinking temperature.

Prep Time:   2 minutes
Cook Time:  5 minutes
Total Time:   7 minutes

Yields: 4 Mug with Attitude servings


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