Comforting Hot Cocoa
Prep time: 10 mins
Total time: 10 mins
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp white sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp boiling water
  • 1-3/4 cups milk
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup half-and-half cream or heavy whipping cream
  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the cocoa, sugar and pinch of salt.
  2. Add the boiling water.
  3. Bring this mixture to an easy boil while you stir with a whisk.
  4. Simmer and stir for about 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in the milk and heat until hot, but do not boil!
  6. Remove from heat and add vanilla and cream.
Makes 2 mugs of hot cocoa
Recipe by My San Francisco Kitchen at