Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

Not one but three deep-chocolate versions of your favorite wintertime sip. You can easily double or triple this recipe to serve a crowd. Adapted from Delish magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In 2-quart saucepan, heat milk to simmering over medium heat.
  2. With wire whisk, stir in cocoa, sugar, chocolate, and vanilla. Heat mixture 3 minutes or until chocolate melts, stirring occasionally.
  3. Pour into warm mugs to serve.
  4. Variations:.
  5. Mexican Hot Chocolate:
  6. Prepare Hot Dark Chocolate as above, but add 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches long) to milk in step 1.
  7. Coffee-Spiked Hot Chocolate:.
  8. Prepare Hot Dark Chocolate as above, but stir 1/4 cup strong coffee(I use decaf) into chocolate mixture just before serving.


Most Helpful

Sharon, you have a marvelous mocha-cocoa here. Made it with Hershey Special Dark chocolate bar and 50/50 skim milk & fat free coffee creamer. Simple to make, it only takes a few mins and delivers a cup that you want to savor slowly to make it last.

Annacia December 07, 2011

I made it in the microwave. I used splenda and chocolate chips. It's so yummy and creamy. Thanks Sharon :) Made for PRMR tag game. My son loved it.

Boomette November 29, 2011

Yummy, yummy, yummy. This is very good. Scaled this down to one serving. Enjoyed the combination of dark chocolate (which I prefer over milk chocolate) and vanilla. Thanks for posting this Sharon! made for 123 Hits.

LARavenscroft October 22, 2009

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