Recipe type: Drinks
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Serves: 2 cups
Easy chocolaty and creamy homemade Hot Chocolate
  • 1 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 cups/16 oz. whole milk
  • 1 tbsp. granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup/1.5 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup/4 oz. heavy whipping cream, chilled
  • Garnish: whipped cream, cocoa powder, marshmallows
  1. In a small mixing bowl, whip the chilled heavy cream till stiff peaks form. If you want sweet whipped cream add little sugar. You can do this with a handheld mixer or a whisk. Set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan bring the water to a boil. Add cocoa powder, whisk to breakup any lumps.
  3. Turn heat down and add milk, sugar and chocolate chips. Whisk to melt the chocolate chips and bring to a simmer.
  4. Serve with few dollops of whipped cream, dust of cocoa powder or add marshmallows.
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