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Hot cocoa with shaved chocolate and whipped cream

Homemade Hot Cocoa Recipe

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Course hot drinks
Servings 12 -14 servings
Calories 357 kcal

what you'll need

  • 3 cups dry milk powder
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup powdered non-dairy creamer
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup hot fudge sauce
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips melted
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • whipped cream dairy or dairy-free, for garnish

let's do it

  • Sift dry milk powder, powdered sugar, cocoa powder and salt together in a medium bowl. Add powdered nondairy creamer.
  • Pour 3½ cups water and vanilla extract into large cast-iron pot (or heavy bottomed stock pot). Slowly add dry ingredients to water, whisking constantly. Pour in chocolate syrup and melted chocolate. Add remaining water to pot and whisk until all ingredients are well blended.
  • Place on stovetop and cook on low heat for about an hour. Stir well and serve!

One Last Thing

For a grownup twist, consider adding 2 Tbsp of amaretto along with the milk and vanilla!


Calories: 357kcalCarbohydrates: 77gProtein: 6gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 150mgPotassium: 268mgFiber: 2gSugar: 71g
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