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Quick and Easy

Hot Cocoa for One

Details

Timing
Timing
Total:
Prep:
2 Min.
Skill Level:
Beginner
Yields:
1 serving

Nothing warms the soul better than a cup of hot cocoa during the winter season. This quick and easy Hot Cocoa for One recipe is the perfect beverage for when you need a cozy treat. HERSHEY’S Cocoa, a hot cup of milk and a few other simple ingredients mixed together will have you wrapping your hands around your favorite cold-season drink in no time. Sip this Hot Cocoa for One recipe by itself or add marshmallows and whipped cream for an extra-sweet delight.  Hot chocolate is great, but this Frozen Hot Cocoa recipe is the perfect example of how classic recipes can always get a little cooler!

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
2 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 to 3 tsps
  • 2 Tbsps
    sugar
  • 1 cup
    milk
  • 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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