Have the best-ever instant—but made from scratch—hot chocolate when you keep Chocolate Mix (link) on hand.
- Yield: Makes 2 servings
All you need for this recipe and more...
2 cups milk
1/2 cup chocolate mix (CATHY- I assume you will link here)
1 tablespoon light brown sugar (optional)
pinch ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
mini marshmallows for serving
1. Combine the milk, chocolate mix, sugar if using, cinnamon and vanilla extract in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring just to a simmer, stirring. Pour into two mugs, top with marshmallows and serve.
Once you’ve made the basic version, try some of these variations:
Chili Chocolate: add a pinch of ground chipotle and a pinch of chili powder
Almond Chocolate: substitute unsweetened almond milk and add 1/8 teaspoon of almond extract.
Hot Minty Chocolate: add 1/4 teaspoon mint extract
Double Hot Chocolate: add 1 ounce chopped semi-sweet chocolate to the heated milk and stir until melted.