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 ! **


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