Old Fashioned Cocoa

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Shirl J 831

You'll never go back to instant cocoa again!

Top Review by LonghornMama

Rich chocolatey cocoa with a dominate chocolate flavor. Used Penzey's dutch process cocoa and loved it. Not very sweet, though, and all three of my kids refused to drink it as is. A little more sugar made it just right for the kiddie crowd. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small pan, combine cocoa and sugar, whisk in half and half till smooth.
  2. Over low heat, whisk in milk and vanilla, bring to a simmer.
  3. Pour into hot mugs and top with cream and chocolate.
  4. To add variety add cinnamon and nutmeg before adding milk, or use peppermint extract in place of vanilla.

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