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Test Kitchen Approved

Old Fashioned Hot Chocolate

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

5 Minutes

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Who doesn't love a good mug of hot cocoa? You can make a simple hot chocolate with our Dutch Cocoa Powder. Or you can spice it up! Make it minty with Peppermint Vanilla Bean Sugar. Add a chile kick with our Mayan Cocoa. Or give it a cinnamon infusion with our Mexican Cocoa.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with whipped cream or marshmallows and shaved chocolate. Or change it up and make it with one of Savory’s flavored vanilla bean sugars and various cocoa powders.

Try one of these variations:

- Use Peppermint Vanilla Bean Sugar and top with crushed peppermint candies.

- Use Mayan Cocoa and top with Crushed Aleppo Chiles.

- Use Mexican Cocoa and top with a dash of ground cinnamon.

Ingredients


1 Tbsp. sugar

1 cups milk, heated (but not boiled)

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Dutch Cocoa Powder

    Cocoa powder comes from beans that grow in pods on the Theobroma cacao tree. Native to many South American countries, these trees now grow all arou...

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Directions

Mix cocoa and sugar together in a drinking mug. Pour in about 2 Tbsp. of the hot milk and mix together to form a paste. (Doing this helps to dissolve the cocoa and results in a non-clumpy drink.) Slowly pour in the rest of the milk and mix thoroughly. If needed, add more sugar to taste. Recipe can be multiplied and made in a saucepan to serve more.