Homemade hot chocolate is the perfect treat for a winter night! Make it in single servings or a big batch to give as gifts. Better than Alton Brown’s hot chocolate, you’ll love this recipe. Pair it with candy cane cookies and you’ve got Christmas in your lap.
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:5 mins
Total Time:10 minutes
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup milk
Pour all dry ingredients into an empty glass jar, seal and shake well to thoroughly incorporate all ingredients.
Scoop 2 tablespoons of the hot cocoa mix into a mug. Set aside.
Warm milk in a small saucepan over medium heat.
Once the milk is warm, add to the mug and stir well.
If sharing mix as a gift, enclose a note with the following instructions: “Scoop two heaping tablespoons of hot cocoa mix into a mug and fill with one cup of very warm milk. Stir and enjoy!”