If you're looking for the perfect cup of hot chocolate you can make yourself, then this is the recipe for you! This creamy, dreamy hot chocolate is super luscious and is made with cocoa powder and bittersweet chocolate for a rich chocolate flavor. Not knocking powder mix, but I definitely recommend using real ingredients and making the good stuff.
Ingredients for creamy and dreamy hot chocolate
Who doesn't love a big ol' cup of hot cocoa?! Whether it's from an instant cocoa packet or homemade, I know I sure do! For this hot chocolate recipe, you'll only need just 6 ingredients! Those are:
• Heavy cream
• Cocoa powder
• Powdered sugar
• Bittersweet chocolate
• Vanilla extract
Using a mix of milk and heavy cream is going to make your hot chocolate so thick and creamy. Also, using both cocoa powder and bittersweet chocolate is going to give you a deep, delicious chocolate flavor.
How to make this hot chocolate
This hot chocolate is so easy to make, it's sure to become a staple in your home.
So, you're going to start by heat the milk and heavy cream over medium heat for about 5-6 minutes. Next, you'll add in the cocoa powder, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, bittersweet chocolate. Whisk everything together until the chocolate is melted and everything is completely dissolved. This should take just a few minutes. And that's it!
Then, just pour into your favorite mug and start enjoying!
How much hot chocolate does this recipe make?
Depending on the size mug you choose to use, this recipe yields 2-3 servings. I definitely recommend a large mug of this chocolaty goodness!
Enjoy your cocoa!
What's hot chocolate without toppings?! Once your drink is ready to go, top with whipped cream or tons of marshmallows!