Winter Wonderland: A splendid recipe for Hot Cocoa

When the weather is frigid and all you can see is an icy street, that’s a sign that winter is here to stay. Just because the weather seem brutal,that does not mean that your attitude and or demeanor has to change. Thaw your heart out with this homemade recipe for a decadent mug of Hot Cocoa. It will warm your mind, body and soul.

To prepare this childhood favorite treat, all you need are some ingredients that wont be hard to find in your local pantry and refrigerator. The include:

Milk (Almond, Soy, Whole and or 2% will work)

Chocolate chips (chocolate bars, milk chocolate chips, dark chocolate chips or my favorite white chocolate chips will be substantial for this tasty treat)

Cinnamon

Nutmeg

Vanilla Extract

Place a small pot on the stove and add 3 cups of milk. Add some vanilla extract, cinnamon, and nutmeg to taste. Utilizing a wooden spoon, stir the mixture. When the milk begins to boil, add 1 cup of chocolate chips. Continue to stir the milk. Depending on how much of a chocolate lover you are, you can add more chocolate for an intense cocoa flavor. Turn off the stove, and fill up your favorite mug with this guilty pleasure. Garnish with marshmallows if you really love hot chocolate!

 

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Jarius Tommillson

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