Quick and Easy

Hot Cocoa for a Crowd

Details

Time
25 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
22 (6 oz.) servings

Need to put something together for a cold crowd, and quickly? You can easily make this rich and chocolately hot cocoa recipe with a few ingredients. You probably already have them!

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups
  • 1/2 tsp

    salt

  • 1 1/2 cups

    sugar

  • 3/4 cup

    water hot

  • 1 gallon

    milk

  • 1 Tbsp

    vanilla extract

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Directions

Equipment Needed 

Saucepan
Saucepan
Stovetop
Stovetop
Measuring Cups
Measuring Cups
Wooden Spoon
Wooden Spoon
1

Combine sugar, cocoa and salt in 6-quart saucepan; gradually add water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils. Boil and stir 2 minutes. Add milk. Heat to serving temperature, stirring frequently. Do not boil. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Serve hot.

Tip

Top hot cocoa with whipped cream, if desired. Have a variety of toppings such as cocoa, cinnamon, chocolate shavings and sprinkles available for garnish.

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