Homemade hot chocolate takes a little more effort than ripping open a bag of instant mix, but—oh boy—does it taste great! Slideshow:  More Hot Chocolate Recipes 

Evi Abeler

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Recipe Summary

total:
15 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place the chocolate chips and the sugar in a heat-resistant bowl.

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  • Heat the milk in a medium saucepan to very hot but not boiling.

  • Take a ladle of hot milk and pour over the chocolate and sugar. Whisk until smooth and melted

  • Now, add the chocolate sauce to the remaining milk in the sauce pan. Heat the mixture for a few more minutes until it simmers and whisk occasionally.

Notes

If you are using the marshmallows for garnish in your hot cocoa, reduce your sugar accordingly to 1 1/2 tablespoons.

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