Hot Cocoa for One

Hot Cocoa for One

When you’re on your own during a chilly winter’s night, this homemade hot cocoa recipe for one is just what you need for cozy comfort. Give it a quick spin in the microwave, then add marshmallows or chocolate shavings for a decadent touch.

SKILL LEVEL
beginner
PREP
2 min
BAKE
0 min
YIELD
1 serving

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories240
Calories from Fat50
Total Fat5 g8% DV
Saturated Fat3 g15% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol20 mg7% DV
Sodium260 mg11% DV
Total Carbohydrates40 g13% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars37 g
Protein9 g
Vitamin A6% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg30% DV
Iron8% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories240
Calories from Fat50
Total Fat5 g8% DV
Saturated Fat3 g15% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol20 mg7% DV
Sodium260 mg11% DV
Total Carbohydrates40 g13% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars37 g
Protein9 g
Vitamin A6% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg30% DV
Iron8% DV
1/4 teaspoonvanilla extract
2 to 3 teaspoonsHERSHEY'S Cocoa
2 tablespoonssugar
1 cupmilk
salt

Directions

  • Mix sugar, cocoa and salt in large mug.
  • Heat milk in microwave at HIGH (100%) 1-1/2 minutes or until hot.
  • Gradually add hot milk to cocoa mixture in mug, stirring until well blended.
  • Stir in vanilla. 1 serving.
  • VARIATIONS:
  • Rich and Adult: Increase cocoa to 2 tablespoons; follow recipe above.
  • Lower Fat: Use nonfat milk; follow recipe above.
  • Sugar Free: Omit sugar. Combine cocoa and salt. Proceed as above, using nonfat milk. Stir in vanilla and sugar substitute with sweetening equivalence of 2 tablespoons sugar.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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