Homemade Hot Chocolate

Homemade Hot Chocolate

Homemade hot chocolate that is creamy. This hot chocolate is very flavorful and delectable because of the addition of cocoa powder and chocolate chips! in just a few minutes.

You beautiful, creamy, sweet stuff. If you were curious about how I choose to spend each December night, it would be curled up with my hands encircling a warm mug of hot chocolate. If the hot chocolate is garnished with freshly made whipping cream and a generous amount of chopped dark chocolate, bonus points.

Prep Time: 1 minute

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time:

6 minutes

Servings: 4 (see note for smaller servings)

Calories: 323kcal

Ingredients For Homemade Hot Chocolate

  • 4 cups milk (preferably whole or 2%)
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chips or chopped chocolate bar
  • ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Instructions Homemade Hot Chocolate

  • In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, milk, and cocoa powder. Warm up while frequently whisking over medium-low heat (but not boiling).
  • Add the chocolate pieces and stir continuously until they melt and are distributed evenly throughout the milk.
  • Add vanilla extract and serve right away.
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2 servings:

  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips
  • ⅛ teaspoon vanilla extract

1 single serving:

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips
  • 1-2 drops vanilla extract

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