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Hot Chocolate

Recipe to make Hot Cocoa right at home using raw cacao powder (if you don't have it, then simply use regualr cocoa powder). Raw cacao powder is unprocessed, so it retains important nutrients like manganese, iron, calcium, fiber and protein.
Author: Pavani
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Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Course: drink
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 serving


  • cups Milk (Whole or 2% fat or Almond milk for vegan variation)
  • ¼ cup Water
  • 2 tbsps Cacao Cocoa Raw powder or powder
  • 1 ~ 2 tbsps Sugar (adjust per taste)
  • 2 tbsps chocolate Bittersweet or Semisweet , chopped (optional)
  • ½ tsp Vanilla


  • In a small saucepan on medium-low heat, combine milk, water, cacao powder and sugar. Whisk until smooth. Bring the mixture to a slow simmer and cook for 2~3 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and add the chopped chocolate (if using) and vanilla extract. Whisk until chocolate is completely melted.
  • Pour into mugs and serve right away with an optional dollop of whipped cream and a shaving of chocolate.


Lets check out what my fellow marathoners have cooked today for BM# 62. Linking this to Kalyani's #KidsDelightChocoGiveaway.