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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 homemade 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. Sip your HERSHEY’S hot cocoa straight from the cup or add marshmallows and whipped creme 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

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

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.

Additional questions?