hot cocoa


The girl is sick today, so I made her hot cocoa (from scratch, not the packets).  Recipe below.  Wish her well!

hot cocoa recipe

2 tablespoons & 2 teaspoons of cocoa powder

1/4 cup of sugar

pinch of salt

2 tablespoons & 2 teaspoons of boiling water

1 3/4 c. of milk

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 c. to 1 c. half and half

Mix together cocoa powder, sugar, and salt in a saucepan

Add boiling water and bring to simmer

Simmer for 2 minutes or so (but don’t burn it)

Add in the milk and cook it so it’s H.O.T. (but don’t boil it)

Remove from heat and add vanilla

Divide into 2 mugs

Top with cream (to bring the temp down) and stir

Add whip cream because duh.

Drink. 🙂