"Milky Way" Hot Chocolate





Introduction: "Milky Way" Hot Chocolate

About: This profile is comprised of the instructions written by my Composition 101 students. The assignment was intent to get them thinking about how to explain and teach how to complete a given process to a group...

There is nothing like this hot drink on a cold winter day. It is your common hot chocolate with an exciting splash of vanilla and caramel which will heat your body and bring the warm and cozy feeling of the Holidays. :)

Step 1: Materials and Ingredients

Hot Chocolate maker
1 cup measuring cup
1 Tablesoon
Mug or cup to pour drink into

Stephens Gormet Hot Cocoa Milk Chocolate or your favortie water based hot cocoa powder
DaVinci Gourmet Vanilla syrup or your favorite brand syrup drink flavoring
DaVinci Gourmet Caramel syrup or your favorite brand syrup drink flavoring
Whipped cream in a can

Step 2: Step 1

Remove lid off the hot chocolate maker.
Pour 3 cups water into the hot chocolate maker.

Step 3: Step 2

Put 4 Stephens scoops (or 12 tablespoons) Hot cocoa mix into water.

Step 4: Step 3

Pour 2 Tablespoons Vanilla syrup into mix.

Step 5: Step 4

Pour 2 Tablespoons Caramel syrup into mix.

Step 6: Step 5

Replace lid to Hot Chocolate Maker and press the "on" button.

Step 7: Step 6

Wait for Hot Chocolate Maker to stop or (depending on the brand of the maker) until the drink is hot.

Step 8: Step 7

Dispense (or pour) the drink into the cup or mug

Optional: Spray desired amount of Whipped cream on top of the drink and sprinkle a pinch of cinnamon on top for looks.



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    Just letting you know, it's the first favorite, spelt like favortie in the ingredients' list :)

    You spelt favorite wrong..

    Made it last nite. I do not have a hot chocolate maker i just used a small pot and it came out pretty good. My wife loved it. Keep it up .

    For one, half of my post (the dairy-based and automatic hot chocolate maker comments) was not so serious, but written tongue-in-cheek... I understand without tonal cues and visible expressions, it is hard to impart dry humor, sarcasm, etc.

    But for two, I am serious about instructables. I love this site for all it is, all itcan be, and all it should be. I detest spammers, of which there is an ever-growing number. Some companies think (and rightly so) that if they put up a half-assed instructable, with tons of product placement and links to the product pages, they can get free promotion for their product. While that is true, it is typically  half-assed instructable not worthy of this site. And since the aim was not to instruct, but to peddle unsolicited advertising, it is Spam.

    I did not flag this 'ible as spam, I just mentioned the temptation, so that the author (whom I now know to be a group, not an individual) could possibly think on that when making their next instructable.

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    I understand - and I share your desire for quality (I wish that attitude was more abundant on YouTube for example), but I just wanted to make sure you knew this Instructable was not "brought to you by Stephens Hot Coca Mix and these fine sponsors".



    Could you add into the Instructable how one might do this without a Back to Basics Cocoa-Latte machine (or equivalent?)


    Okay, how lazy are you when you use an automatic hot chocolate maker?!?

    Also, why recommend water-based hot chocolate, when it can never compare to dairy based?

    And finally, I understand everyone has preferences, but I am tempted to cry Spam for the sheer amount of promoting/advertising going on in this 'ible!

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    You must realize this is a shared account for a high school class. It was used for an exercise to show how to make clear instructions in writing. Its not spam.

    And dairy based hot chocolate is better.

    But I beg the question - why so serious dude.