Make a Homemade Hot Chocolate

Are you lately tired from the bland flavor from powdered cocoa mixes?

It would appear that when the temperature begins to fall and then my children start requesting hot chocolate.

How to Make  Your Own Homemade Hot Chocolate

For a long time, I kept my pantry stocked with a number of store bought hot chocolate mixes, until one, snowed bound day, I found myself without. It was eventually then I discovered how simple It‘s in order to make a homemade hot chocolate on my very own.

The ingredient list Couldn‘t be more simple, all of you most likely already have it with your pantry.

To spice your hot cocoa add inside a cinnamon stick or pinch of cinnamon at step #2, or perhaps a drop of peppermint extract to mimic the delicious peppermint hot chocolate from Starbucks.

I sometimes pack hot chocolate inside a thermos and send it to college with boys. Their favorite method to enjoy a cup of homemade hot cocoa is next to some bowl of homemade popcorn being an after school snack throughout the winter months.

How you can Make Homemade Hot Cocoa

Here is the Hot Chocolate Recipes that really impress your children and husband


  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ⅓ cup hot water
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 4 cups milk (Dairy or non-dairy )
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Combine the cocoa, sugar, water, and salt inside a medium saucepan.
Over medium heat, stir constantly till the mixture boils. Cook, stirring constantly for 1 minute.

Stir inside the milk and heat, but don‘t boil.

Remove from the warmth and add vanilla ; stir well. Serve immediately.

Done! Your Homemade hot chocolate is ready!
**I've used both vanilla soymilk along with almond milk in order to make this hot chocolate and both are delicious ! **

How To Make Hot Chocolate Recipes

Starbucks makes its hot chocolate recipes with mocha syrup that is employed for a number of other drinks inside the store. A barista combines mocha syrup with a few squirts of vanilla syrup and heated milk, and he then finishes from the drink having a sweet pile of whipped cream. We will duplicate the method to make hot chocolate recipes by first creating our own hot chocolate syrup inside the microwave with cocoa -- Hershey or Nestle brand each works great.

Hot Chocolate Beverages

How To Make Hot Chocolate Recipes 

After adding milk to our heated hot chocolate blend, we pop it back straight into the microwave again until piping hot. Just a little vanilla extract added at the conclusion gives the drink the vanilla hints of the initial. I found that the 2-cup glass measuring cup having a spout works better to heat the drink inside the microwave. Then, when it is ready, it is simple to pour the hot chocolate into your 16-ounce coffee mug and obtain on using the sipping. So this is the hot chocolate recipes


  • 1 / 4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder(main recipes for hot chocolate)
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 1 / 2 cups milk
  • 1 / 4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Garnish
  • whipped cream

Step by step

1. Combine water, cocoa, and sugar inside a 16-ounce microwave-safe pitcher, about for example a 2-cup glass measuring cup. Zap the mixture on high for 30 seconds, or until hot. Stir well to make chocolate syrup.

2. Add the milk towards the hot chocolate syrup and microwave the mixture for 1 to 1 1 / 2 minutes, or until hot. Add the vanilla and pour the drink into your 16-ounce coffee mug. Serve with whipped cream on top.

Make one 16-ounce (grande size ) serving.
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