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Quick and Easy

Hot Cocoa for One

Details

Time
2 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
1 serving

Nothing warms the soul better than a cup of HERSHEY’S hot cocoa during the winter season. This quick and easy hot chocolate recipe for one is the perfect beverage for when you need a cozy treat. It’s also easy to swap out sugar-free and low-fat options. With HERSHEY’S cocoa mixed with a hot cup of milk and a few simple ingredients, you’ll be wrapping your hands around your favorite cold-season drink. Sip your HERSHEY’S hot cocoa straight from the cup or add marshmallows and whipped cream for an extra sweet delight.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
2 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 tsp

    vanilla extract

  • 2 to 3 tsps
  • 2 Tbsps

    sugar

  • 1 cup

    milk

  • pinch

    salt

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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

Mug
Mug
Microwave
Microwave
1

Mix sugar, cocoa and salt in large mug.

2

Heat milk in microwave at high (100%) 1-1/2 minutes or until hot.

3

Gradually add hot milk to cocoa mixture in mug, stirring until well blended.

4

Stir in vanilla.

Tip

Add a sprinkle of cinnamon for a special touch.

Variations:

Rich and Adult: Increase cocoa to 2 tablespoons; follow recipe above.

Lower Fat: Use nonfat milk; follow recipe above.

Sugar Free: Omit sugar. Combine cocoa and salt. Proceed as above, using nonfat milk. Stir in vanilla and sugar substitute with sweetening equivalence of 2 tablespoons sugar.

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