Perfectly Chocolate Hot Cocoa

HERSHEY'S "Perfectly Chocolate" Hot Cocoa

Want to know how to make hot chocolate? Start with HERSHEY’S Cocoa Powder! This stovetop recipe makes enough hot cocoa for six cups, but can be easily doubled to serve a crowd. Stick with the classic, or try one of three delicious flavor variations.

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Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories170
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat1 g2% DV
Saturated Fat0 g0% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg8% DV
Total Carbohydrates0 g0% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g4% DV
Sugars0 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg30% DV
Iron0% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories170
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat1 g2% DV
Saturated Fat0 g0% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg8% DV
Total Carbohydrates0 g0% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g4% DV
Sugars0 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg30% DV
Iron0% DV
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups milk (1 qt.)
  • 1/3 cup water hot
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Dash salt
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa

Directions

  • Mix sugar, cocoa and salt in medium saucepan; stir in water. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; boil and stir 2 minutes.
  • Add milk; stir and heat until hot. Do Not Boil. Remove from heat; add vanilla. Beat with whisk until foamy. About six 6-ounce servings.
  • Note: Recipe may be doubled.
  • VARIATIONS: Add one of the following with the vanilla extract.
  • CINNAMON COCOA: 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon.
  • MINT COCOA: 1/2 teaspoon mint extract OR 3 tablespoons crushed hard peppermint candy.
  • MOCHA COCOA: 1 to 2 tablespoons powdered instant coffee.
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