Winter is starting to hit us. The temperatures are starting to drop, the wind is starting to pick up. We have a dusting of snow over everything. When the temperatures drop and we end back inside my kids start asking for hot chocolate.
I don’t think there is much that can heat you up from the inside out like hot chocolate, at least that we can share with children.
Homemade Hot Chocolate
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Each morning we have “recess”, and head out for a small walk to check the mail, maybe head over to the skating rink once winter has finally settled in. With the wind and the cold here in Saskatchewan it only takes moments to freeze you though some mornings, no matter how many layers we wear.
My kids start asking for hot chocolate as we walk back home, basically we walk to check the mail and our reward is hot chocolate, our sweet snack.
Mix a 1/4 cup of milk in with the cocoa and sugar mix, mix together well, then add to the rest of the milk.
Pour into a (good size) mug, top with some mini marshmallows, maybe some shredded chocolate or whipped cream, or all of the above, and enjoy.Warm up this winter season with #homemade hot chocolate. Click To Tweet
Stay warm this holiday season, whip up some hot chocolate this holiday season. The perfect treat sitting around the Christmas tree. Sitting around with family and friends. Perfect for an afternoon treat.
Moms, dads, add a healthy dose of Baileys, or Kahlua to your cup after you settle your kids down this holiday season. Not only will it make your hot chocolate feel a little more “grown up” but it’ll give you an extra boost in warming up.
- 2 cups milk
- 4 tbsp sugar
- 1 1/2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
- Heat milk in a sauce pan, mix cocoa and sugar together in a small bowl.
- Mix a 1/4 cup of milk in with the cocoa and sugar mix, mix together well, then add to the rest of the milk.
- Mix well together.
- Pour into a mug, and serve.