Hot Chocolate for One

Recipe by Laura2of7
READY IN: 5mins
SERVES: 1
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix together sugar, cocoa and salt in a small saucepan.
  • Whisk in water, stirring until smooh.
  • Bring to a boil and cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly, until dark and syrupy.
  • Add milk and heat just until hot Do not allow milk to boil.
  • Remove from heat and add vanilla.
  • Pour into a 10 ounce mug, garnish as desired, and serve.
  • Note - Add other dry spices, such as cinnamon, cayenne or instant coffee during Step 1. Add liquid extracts, such as orange or mint (or flavored liqueurs) at Step 5.
  • Optional - You could make this in your microwave, if you wanted. Mix the syrup right in your mug. Cook on "high" for about 30 seconds. Add milk and heat on "medium" for about 2 minutes. Add vanilla and serve.
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