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hot cocoa in cups

Hot Cocoa

Homemade cocoa from scratch. Easy recipe for a delicious sweet drink to indulge with.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 2 cups


  • 2 cups milk (any type you prefer)
  • 2 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2-3 tablespoon sugar add less or more depend on your flavor

For garnish:

  • Mini marshmallows


  • In a small pot, add the milk and vanilla extract. Cook on high until almost boiling – in this case, watch the pot boil as it happens quickly and you don’t want the liquid sticking to the pot.
  • In a small bowl, mix cocoa, sugar, and salt
  • Pour the hot milk on the dry ingredients and whisk well.
  • Pour into the glasses.
  • Garnish with mini marshmallows.
  • Sit back, relax, and warm up with a cup of hot cocoa!