Homemade Hot Chocolate

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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:

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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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Notes

SMALLER SERVINGS

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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