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Quick and Easy

Hot Cocoa for a Crowd

Details

Time
25 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
22 (6 oz.) servings

Need to put something together for a cold crowd, and quickly? You can easily make this rich and chocolately hot cocoa recipe with a few ingredients. You probably already have them!

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
5 minutes
COOK TIME
20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 cups
    sugar
  • 3/4 cup
    water hot
  • 1 gallon
    milk
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract

Directions

Equipment Needed 
Saucepan 6-quart Saucepan
Stovetop Stovetop
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Wooden Spoon Wooden Spoon
1

Combine sugar, cocoa and salt in 6-quart saucepan; gradually add water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils. Boil and stir 2 minutes. Add milk. Heat to serving temperature, stirring frequently. Do not boil. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Serve hot.

Tip

Top hot cocoa with whipped cream, if desired. Have a variety of toppings such as cocoa, cinnamon, chocolate shavings and sprinkles available for garnish.

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