What to know how to make hot chocolate? Start with HERSHEY'S Cocoa Powder! This stovetop recipe makes enough hot cocoa for six cups, but can be easily doubled to serve a crowd. Stick with the classic, or try one of three delicious flavor variations.
Mix sugar, cocoa and salt in medium saucepan; stir in water. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; boil and stir 2 minutes.
Add milk; stir and heat until hot. Do Not Boil. Remove from heat; add vanilla. Beat with whisk until foamy. About six 6-ounce servings.
Recipe can be multiplied for larger groups.
Variations: Add one of the following with the vanilla extract.
Cinnamon Cocoa: 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon.
Mint Cocoa: 1/2 teaspoon mint extract OR 3 tablespoons crushed hard peppermint candy.
Mocha Cocoa: 1 to 2 tablespoons powdered instant coffee.
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutritional advice.