Friday, January 16, 2009
Classic Hot Cocoa
1/2 cup of granulated sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa (like Hershey's)
1/3 cup hot water
4 cups of whole milk
1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
Miniature marshmallows or sweetened whipped cream (optional)
Whisk together sugar, cocoa and salt in medium saucepan; whisk in water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil and stir for 2 minutes. Add milk; stirring constantly, heat to a warm serving temperature, but do not boil.
Remove from heat; add vanilla. Beat with rotary beater or whisk until foamy. Serve topped with marshmallows or whipped cream, if desired. Makes about 5 (1-cup) servings.
Hot Chocolate Mix
Perfect for gift baskets!
Large box of dry milk (use the box
that makes about 8 quarts)
1 pound of Nestles instant cocoa mix
1 pound powdered sugar
1 (11.5 ounce) regular Coffee Mate coffee creamer
1 small box of instant chocolate pudding mix
Makes about 12 servings. Use 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup mix per 8 ounce cup of boiling water per serving.
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