To keep warm in the winter with the most delicious homemade hot cocoa, you will need:
2 cups of milk
1/4 cup of cocoa powder
1 cup of warm water
1/2 cup of sugar
a pinch of salt
1 Tablespoon of vanilla
2 cups glass measuring cup
1/4 measuring cup
1/2 measuring cup
3 quart pot
4 cocoa mugs
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5-10 minutes
Stove setting: medium heat
Place the 3 quart pot onto the stove. Measure 2 cups of milk into the 2 cups glass measuring cup and pour into the pot.
Turn on medium heat.
Measure 1/4 cup of cocoa powder and mix into 1 cup of warm water in the glass measuring cup.
Add the cocoa water into the milk in the 3 quart pot.
Use the whisk to mix the cocoa water and milk mixture thoroughly.
Measure 1/2 cup of sugar, then add the 1/2 cup of sugar to the cocoa water/milk mixture in the 3 quart pot.
Now, use the whisk again to mix the sugar into the cocoa mixture.
Add the pinch of salt to the 3 quart pot.
Use the whisk, yet again, to mix the mixture well.
Measure 1 Tablespoon of vanilla and add it to the 3 quart pot.
Use the whisk to mix the mixture, for the last time.
After all ingredients are added and mixed in thoroughly, continue stirring it with the spoon for about 5 minutes. This will prevent burning the hot cocoa. With the same spoon, taste test the hot cocoa for desired temperature.
Pour finished hot cocoa with the ladle into your favorite cocoa mug and enjoy.