Hot cocoa warms hands and hearts as we cozy up with our favorite mug. And with Hershey staples you have at home, you can make café-worthy hot chocolate eight different ways. Try these hot cocoa hacks on your next snow day.
There’s nothing more soothing than a mug of hot cocoa on a chilly day. Rich and smooth, it’s chocolate enjoyed in its finest state. And the beauty of hot chocolate is that it pairs nicely with a variety of other flavors. With a DIY Hot Chocolate Bar, or just a few pantry staples, you can whip up your own spiced cocoa, maple cocoa and more.
We’ve gathered some of our favorite hot cocoa recipes here:
We’ve perfected our hot chocolate for just the right amount of sweetness, richness and creaminess. The result is a recipe that has become a tradition from generation to generation. Once you've mastered this cocoa, it can serve as the base for our many variations below! Tip: If you’re making it for just yourself, try our smaller-batch recipe, Hot Cocoa for One!
Here's a pick-me-up for when you don’t have time to swing by your favorite café. It might just replace your regular order! Substitute half the water in the classic recipe above with hot coffee. Then top with HERSHEY’S Chocolate Syrup and chocolate shavings.
Baking is a way to show you care and turn even ordinary days into a celebration. These chocolate Valentine desserts take that message to heart. Maybe you’re looking for a Valentine’s-themed activity to do with the kids. Or maybe you’re planning a day full of surprises ending in the best gift of all: Dessert! Whether you’re baking for friends, family or a Valentine, make it special with Hershey.
For more heartwarming ideas, explore our complete collection of recipes.