The Perfect Hot Chocolate Recipe

A Lovely recipe for the perfect hot chocolate. Served with whipped cream and marshmallows.


Serves 2
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 Tablespoons of granulated sugar
1 pinch sea salt
1/3 cup boiling water
3 1/2 cups milk
3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup half-and-half cream
1/2 cup heavy cream, whipped
8 large marshmallows


Combine the cocoa, sugar and pinch of salt in a saucepan. Blend in the boiling water.

Bring this mixture to a low boil while you stir. Simmer and stir for about 2 minutes. Watch that it doesn't scorch.

Stir in 3 1/2 cups of milk and heat until very hot, but do not boil.

Remove from heat and add vanilla. Divide between 4 mugs.

Add the cream to the mugs of cocoa to cool it to drinking temperature.

Top with whipped cream and serve with marshmallows.