Hot Chocolate for One

Ever crave a mug of homemade hot chocolate but don’t want to make a whole batch?
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Ever crave a mug of homemade hot chocolate but don’t want to make a whole batch? Check out this Hot Chocolate for one! Only four easy ingredients and one minute to a fabulous and fast mug of hot chocolate!

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup milk
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar, such as Truvia Baking Blend
  • 2 Teaspoons cocoa
  • 1/4 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Marshmallows, whipped cream and/or a candy cane, for serving, if desired

Directions

Pour milk in a microwave safe glass. Heat in microwave for one minute, or until warm.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine the sugar and cocoa.

Pour sugar/cocoa mix into warm milk and stir or whisk to incorporate. Add in vanilla.

Serve with a little whipped cream or marshmallows and a candy cane! 

Hot Chocolate Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Hot Chocolate Cooking Tip

When melting chocolate, use a double boiler and stir occasionally to avoid scorching chocolate at the bottom of the bowl.