Basic Hot Chocolate Recipe

This Basic Hot Chocolate Recipe is a good starting point for experimenting with making your own hot chocolate.


2 T sugar
1 T cocoa
dash of salt
1 cup milk (or milk substitute)
1/4 t vanilla (optional, but yummier)


Mix the sugar, cocoa, and salt in a mug.

Heat the milk add about 1/3 of it to the mixture in the mug.

Add the vanilla and stir until thoroughly mixed.

Add the rest of the milk, stir gently…

…and enjoy this Basic Hot Chocolate Recipe!

Now that you’ve mastered this, check out our hot chocolate recipe tips and some other hot chocolate recipes.

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