Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Hot Cocoa, Creamy

It's old fashioned, it's comforting, it makes the kitchen
smell wonderful and it's good for the soul. Prep Time:
approx. 2 Minutes. Cook Time: approx. 5 Minutes. Ready in:
approx. 7 Minutes. Makes 4 servings.
Printed from Allrecipes, Submitted by Jeanie Bean
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 cup white sugar
1 pinch salt
1/3 cup boiling water
3 1/2 cups milk
3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup half-and-half cream

1 Combine the cocoa, sugar and pinch of salt in a
saucepan. Blend in the boiling water. Bring this mixture to an
easy boil while you stir. Simmer and stir for about 2
minutes. Watch that it doesn't scorch. Stir in 3 1/2 cups of
milk and heat until very hot, but do not boil! Remove from
heat and add vanilla. Divide between 4 mugs. Add the cream
to the mugs of cocoa to cool it to drinking temperature.

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