When you're on your own during a chilly winter's night, this homemade hot cocoa recipe for one is just what you need for cozy comfort. Give it a quick spin in the microwave, then add marshmallows or chocolate shavings for a decadent touch.
Mix sugar, cocoa and salt in large mug.
Heat milk in microwave at high (100%) 1-1/2 minutes or until hot.
Gradually add hot milk to cocoa mixture in mug, stirring until well blended.
Stir in vanilla.
Add a sprinkle of cinnamon for a special touch.
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.
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutritional advice.