How To Make The Most Amazing Hot Cocoa
Unsweetened Hershey Cocoa Powder
White Granulated Sugar
Heavy Whipping Cream
Option Substitute for Half-and-Half
Pure Vanilla Extract
Use a good vanilla extract not imitation.
A pinch of Cayenne Pepper
(optional - does not make it spicy, it enhances the chocolate)
Peppermint Candy Canes or Sticks
Nonpariels, Cookies, Shaved Chocolate, Peppermint Bark, Sprinkles, etc.
Combine coca powder, sugar, milk, heavy whipping cream, vanilla, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper in a saucepan. Stir well to blend all ingredients.
Cook over med to low heat and simmer to bring to a slow boil. You will need to stir constantly so you do not scorch your milk.
Makes 4 large mugs of Hot Cocoa. Top with Whip Cream and your favorite toppings.
Hot Chocolate, Hot Cocoa