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Warm Cocoa Recipes

Hey kids, Hot Cocoa is one of Chicabee's favorites! Here are some of her
special recipes just for you. Be sure to ask a grown up to help. Yummy!


Chicabee's favorite. Simply the smooooothest!

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine milk, chocolate chips, and cocoa powder. Cook, whisking, until chocolate chips melt and cocoa powder dissolves. Stir in vanilla and salt. Remove from heat. Ladle into mugs and top with whipped cream and marshmallows.

Serves 4
1 quart milk
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
Whipped cream, for serving
Mini marshmallow, for serving


Candy Cane Cocoa

Sparkle the Cat's Fav!

In a saucepan, heat milk until hot, but not boiling. Whisk in the chocolate and the crushed peppermint candies until melted and smooth. Pour hot cocoa into four mugs, and garnish with whipped cream. Serve each with a candy cane stirring stick.

Serves 4
4 cups milk
3 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate chopped.
4 peppermint candy canes, crushed
1 cup whipped cream
4 small peppermint candy canes


Minty Delicous Cocoa

Yap! Yap! Yappy agrees, minty delicious!

In a small, heavy saucepan, combine the 3 Tbs. sugar and the cocoa. Gradually whisk in the milk. Place over medium heat and bring to a simmer, whisking frequently. Add the chopped chocolate and whisk until melted and smooth. Stir in the peppermint extract.

Divide the hot chocolate among warmed mugs. Top each with a dollop of the whipped cream. Sprinkle with the shaved chocolate and serve immediately.

Serves 4
1/4 cup chilled heavy cream
3 Tbs. sugar
3 Tbs. Dutch process cocoa powder
4 cups milk
4 oz. semisweet chocolate, chopped, plus 1/2 oz., shaved
1/2 tsp. peppermint extract


Steamy Bed Head

Wake up you grumposaurus blend.

Combine chocolate and milk in a large saucepan over medium heat. Whisk until chocolate is melted and milk is very hot and frothy about 20min. Remove from heat, add vanilla, pour into a blender, filling halfway. Blend holding the lid in place (the hot liquid will expand), until frothy. Serve immediately.

Blend remaining milk and chocolate mixture and wake up in a big fluffy chair.

Serves 8
10 oz best-quality bittersweet or 10oz semisweet chocolate, chopped
2 Quarts milk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla