Hot Chocolate

Southern Living
Hot ChocolateRecipe

Photo: Linda Pugliese, Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas, Buffy Hargett Miller

Like your hot cocoa extra-rich? Increase heavy cream to 3 cups, and decrease milk to 1 cup.

Makes 4 1/2 cups


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2 cups milk
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
Pinch of table salt
2 cups heavy cream
2 teaspoons vanilla extract


Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes

Bring first 4 ingredients to a low boil in a saucepan over medium heat, whisking often. Whisk in cream, and cook, whisking often, 3 to 5 minutes or until bubbles begin to form around edges of pan. Remove from heat, and stir in vanilla. Serve immediately with Our Best Homemade Marshmallows.

Created date

November 2015