When your not driving your vehicle anywhere and it's just one of those days where you feel like just kicking back the recliner or pulling up the bedsheets and staying in here is the best hot chocolate recipe to accompany you on these cold winter days.
Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipe
1/4 cup granulated sugar, (or add to desired sweetness)
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
4 cups whole milk*
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate, (chips, chunks or shavings)
½ tsp vanilla extract
1.In a medium saucepan, whisk together the sugar and cocoa powder. Add milk, chocolate chips, and vanilla and whisk together.
2.Place over medium heat and bring it to a light boil while stirring constantly. Be sure the chocolate is fully melted and incorporated.
3. Set aside to cool to your desired temperature and serve with your favorite toppings.
*For a richer and creamier hot chocolate, replace 1 cup of milk with 1 cup of heavy cream or half and half.