Hot Chocolate

Try swapping store-bought hot chocolate mix with this homemade hot chocolate mix for a warm, rich and creamy treat.

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • Whipped cream or mini marshmallows, for garnish
  1. In a medium pot, whisk sugar and cocoa powder together. Slowly whisk in milk and bring to a simmer over low heat.

  2. Stir in chocolate chips, vanilla extract and salt.

  3. Stir until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth.

  4. Pour into mugs and garnish with whipped cream or marshmallows.

Recipe Notes

Use 1 tsp vanilla extract and 1 tsp peppermint extract for peppermint hot chocolate.

Inspired by and adapted from: Dairy Good

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