Homemade Hot Chocolate with Mix-ins
Creamy hot chocolate made with milk, cocoa powder and sugar. Serve with flavor mix-ins and pair with chocolatey biscuits.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
- 4 cups whole milk to make creamier, replace some with half-and-half
- ¾ cup cocoa powder
- 6 tablespoons granulated sugar
- Desired flavor mix-ins below
Whisk together milk/half-and-half, cocoa powder and sugar in a large sauce pan over medium heat (use more or less sugar depending on how sweet you prefer). Stir constantly and heat until warm, but remove before boiling.
Pour into mugs and stir in desired amount of mix-ins: candied orange peel, fresh orange zest, candied ginger, vanilla extract, cinnamon, cayenne powder, black pepper, sea salt, caramel, peppermint or almond extract.
Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 108mg | Potassium: 567mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Calcium: 296mg | Iron: 2.3mg