Rich Hot Cocoa
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- Measure water into a 2-quart sauce pan. Add sugar, cocoa and salt. Heat water over medium heat. Stir mixture until cocoa dissolves completely. Gently bring mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat to a fast simmer and simmer it for about 5 minutes. Finally add the evaporated milk and stir to blend. Reheat briefly, but don't boil. Pour the hot chocolate into small mugs.
- This recipe makes 4 6-ounce size servings.
- I added a spoonful of whipped topping on the top of each filled mug. It was delicious!
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WOWSER! Made for Comfort Cafe this morning as it is blustery and kids stayed over last nite. They were leaving in the nasty this morning so sent them with a carafe of this cocoa. Made with Ghiradelli cocoa (from Breezermom). Added in a bit more sugar for the youngins (LOL) I liked as is. I added whipped cream to mine in a mug and just thought this is great at 5:45 this morning. I did leave out the salt dietary restrictions. Came out great!
Quite rich and delicious. The dash of salt was a perfect addition that is often left out, but adds a depth to the flavors in chocolate. I topped each cup with rediwhip, chocolate sprinkles, and a dash of cinnamon. This was great for my 2 sick DD's at home for the next 2 days. A nice way for momma to spoil and love them :) Oh, I have been to that website before, and I love it! Made and Reviewed as the recipe of the day for Comfort Cafe. Thanks! :)
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