Hot Chocolate Recipe


3/4 cup Hersey’s Special Dark Cocoa

1 cup granulated sugar

1 teaspoon salt

3 cups 2% milk

1 cup half and half


In microwaveable bowl or 8 cup  glass measuring cup, place 3/4 cup cocoa.  Add sugar and salt to the cocoa.  To this mixture add 1 cup milk, stir to combine the cocoa with the milk.  It will resemble a thick paste.

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add remaining milk and half and half.  Add chocolate mixture (paste) to the milk and stir to combine.

Do not allow mixture to boil.  Serve warm with fresh whipped cream and other toppings.

Suggested toppings include, mini chocolate chips, crushed heath bars, caramel sauce, crusted peppermint, mini mallow bites, homemade marshmallows, marshmallow creme, chocolate sauce, sifted sweetened cocoa, shaved chocolate, toasted coconut.

See Hot Chocolate Bar 

Yield: 4-6 ounce servings

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