Hot Chocolate Recipe: How to Make the Best Homemade Hot Chocolate

Easy to prepare . . . just add any hot milk!

When it comes to making the best hot chocolate, simple is beautiful. This hot cocoa recipe has been tested in our kitchen time and again — it's straightforward, easy, and tastes great. Heck, we like it so much we even print it right on the canister.

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Yield: 1 cup
Ingredients
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Although this version calls for Traditional Hot Chocolate mix, it’s also perfect with any of our powder-based hot chocolate mixes! So, pick you favorite flavor, fix yourself a steaming mug, and sip into something truly delicious!

Instructions

Stove-top Recipe

  • Place 8 oz of milk in a saucepan
  • Heat while stirring until piping hot (not boiling)
  • Add 1 heaping tablespoon of Traditional Hot Chocolate Mix and stir until thoroughly dissolved

Microwave Recipe

  • Fill mug with 8 oz of milk
  • Cook on high until piping hot (approx. 2 minutes)
  • Add 1 heaping tablespoon of Traditional Hot Chocolate Mix and stir until thoroughly dissolved

TIP: Make your mug of hot chocolate extra special with gourmet handmade marshmallows!