🍫 DIY Simple Hot Chocolate Recipe 🍫
DIY Simple Hot Chocolate
You will need:
- 2 cups of milk
- 2 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 tablespoons of sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- Whipped cream (optional)
- Chocolate shavings (optional)
- Start by pouring the milk into a saucepan and heat it over medium heat until it's warm.
- In a separate bowl, mix together the cocoa powder and sugar.
- Gradually add a few tablespoons of the warm milk into the cocoa and sugar mixture, stirring constantly until it forms a smooth paste.
- Pour the cocoa paste into the saucepan with the rest of the milk and stir well.
- Continue heating the mixture on medium heat, stirring occasionally, until it's hot but not boiling.
- Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract.
- Pour the hot chocolate into mugs, top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings if desired, and serve immediately.
For a richer taste, you can replace some of the milk with heavy cream. You can also add a pinch of salt to enhance the flavor of the chocolate.
There's something truly magical about a cup of homemade hot chocolate. It's not just the rich, velvety taste that warms you from the inside out, but also the process of creating it from scratch. At Choco Harvest, we believe in the power of chocolate, and we're here to guide you on this delicious journey.
This DIY Simple Hot Chocolate recipe is a testament to the beauty of simplicity. It's an easy and quick dessert recipe that can be prepared in under 15 minutes. The ingredients are simple, but the result is anything but. The combination of milk, unsweetened cocoa powder, sugar, and a hint of vanilla extract creates a drink that is both comforting and indulgent.
One of the key steps in this recipe is heating the milk. If you're unsure about this step, we have an informative article on everything you need to know about microwaving milk for hot chocolate. It's a handy guide that will ensure your milk is heated to the perfect temperature, enhancing the overall flavor of your hot chocolate.
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At Choco Harvest, we're passionate about all things chocolate. We hope this simple hot chocolate recipe inspires you to create and enjoy the magic of chocolate in your own kitchen. Happy chocolate making!