Mrs. Bush's Hot Chocolate

READY IN: 6mins
Recipe by Chef Mommie

Who needs to describe hot chocolate???

Top Review by Scribbler515

Delicious. Different from the hot chocolate I'm used to drinking. I skipped the whipped cream and orange zest (ick) and topped with some marshmallows, instead. I also tweaked by using a full teaspoon of vanilla. This is a keeper. Thanks so much for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 12 cups milk
  • 2 12 cups light cream
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla (or more)
  • 1 pinch cinnamon (optional)
  • whipped cream
  • orange zest


  1. In a medium sized pot- mix cocoa, salt, and sugar.
  2. Add milk. Heat to dissolve.
  3. Add light cream, cinnamon, vanilla. Heat to just under boiling.
  4. Mix very well and pour into warm mug.
  5. Top with whipped cream, cocoa powder, and fine orange zest.

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