Simple hot chocolate is delicious! Learn how to make an easy one with this recipe:

Simple Hot Chocolate

Simple Hot Chocolate

Revenue by Olympic City

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Check out the step-by-step preparation method and follow the instructions to make your simple hot chocolate creamy.


  • 2 cups of milk

  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder

  • 2 tablespoons sugar (or to taste)

  • 50g semi-sweet chocolate, chopped

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)

  • A bit of salt

Preparation mode

  • In a saucepan, heat the milk over medium heat, but do not let it boil.
  • While the milk is heating, in a small bowl, whisk together the cocoa powder and sugar.
  • Add the cocoa and sugar mixture to the heated milk, stirring constantly to prevent lumps from forming.
  • Add the chopped dark chocolate to the pan and continue stirring until the chocolate has completely melted.
  • If using, add vanilla extract and a pinch of salt. Stir well to incorporate.
  • Continue cooking over medium heat until the hot chocolate reaches the desired temperature.
  • Taste and adjust sugar as needed.
  • When ready, pour the hot chocolate into cups and, if desired, add whipped cream or marshmallows on top.


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