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Perfect Cup of Hot Chocolate

Perfect Cup of Hot Chocolate

When the weather outside is frightful, there is nothing better than a nice mug of hot chocolate to warm up with.

Actually, the weather doesn’t even have to be cold to enjoy this hot chocolate! With just a few simple ingredients, you are sure to be cuddling up to the perfect cup of chocolate heaven.

You will need:

  • 1 tablespoon Hershey’s cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups skim milk (or regular, soy, almond, etc)
  • 1/4 cup milk  (to be used separately from other milk)
  • Marshmallows

To Enjoy:

  • Stir together the cocoa powder and sugar in a medium saucepan.
  • Add the 1/4 cup of your milk choice to the saucepan, and bring the mixture to a low boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  • Let boil for a minute or two, until the sugar is dissolved and no longer grainy, be sure to not let it burn though!
  • Once the mixture is all mixed together, add the rest of the milk (the 1 3/4 cup) however if you are looking for super sweet hot chocolate, add 1 1/2 cup.
  • Add the marshmallows to top it off!
  • For the full recipe, click here

Some other great hot chocolate recipes to try that have a delicious twist are:

Cookies and Cream Hot Chocolate

Peanut Butter Cup Hot Chocolate

Making hot chocolate for a holiday party? Try this easy crock pot hot chocolate recipe. Not only will your house be filled with the delicious smell of chocolate, but the party-goers will love the tasty treat as they enjoy the company.

cee84374993e3f36c03570722b02113dEnjoy your perfect hot chocolate in a festive make-your-own snowman mug! Easy to make, and fun to use, these cheerful mugs will dress up any warm drink you are enjoying.

To make, first purchase a plain white mug. The best mug to use are the ones you can find at the dollar store! Next wash and dry mugs completely. Then, using a Sharpie paint pen, (must be an oil based Sharpie) decorate your mug with a snowman, or any other holiday character that you wish to use! Once you are done creating your masterpiece, bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Once your mug has baked, let it cool completely, and voila! Please not that the mug is NOT dishwasher safe after decorating. Click for tutorial

 

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Want to give the gift of hot chocolate? Pack a mason jar with this delicious sweet goodness of chocolate and marshmallows and your friend and family will be thanking you all holiday season!

Layer the jar, starting with the 2 teaspoons of hot cocoa mix on the bottom, as many chocolate morsels as you want next, and then end with fluffy marshmallows! Seal, and tie with a festive holiday ribbon!

About Author: Anna

Anna Rosenberg is the content editor at Colony American Homes. After discovering Pinterest and a love for cooking, the Arizona native started blogging as a way to share her recipes with friends and family. Since then, she has had the opportunity to turn her passion for writing into a career with Colony American Homes. She loves reaching out to residents and other blog visitors as a way to make them feel like they are part of the Colony American Homes community. Some of Anna’s favorite things include rich coffee, jamming to Taylor Swift, creative cooking, hiking (in the cooler AZ winter weather, that is), playing with her dog Bryan, Netflix marathons of Gilmore Girls, and of course, blogging! Favorite Quote: “She believed she could, so she did.” R.S. Grey

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