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The Perfect Hot Chocolate


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 5m
  • Ready In : 15m

A perfect cup of something hot and sweet.


  • 4 cup(s) milk
  • 3/4 cup(s) sugar
  • 1/2 cup(s) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 115 grams bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped


Step 1

Bring 4 cups whole or low-fat milk to a simmer in a saucepan over medium heat.

Step 2

Mix 3/4 cup sugar, 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder and 85g to 115g finely chopped bittersweet chocolate in a bowl, then whisk into the milk.

Step 3

Reduce the heat to low and simmer, stirring, until the chocolate melts and the cocoa is thick, about 2 minutes.

Step 4

Divide among 4 mugs and garnish each with marshmallows or whipped cream.

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