In the Kitchen

One Easy Hot Chocolate Recipe Three Different Ways

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Why stop at one recipe for hot chocolate when you can make it in three exciting and delicious ways?

Base recipe
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
1 cup whole milk
2 ounces semi sweet chocolate chips
1 tablespoon granulated sugar

In a small pot over medium heat, bring 1 cup milk to a simmer, steaming but not scalding, 1–2 minutes. Add cocoa powder, chocolate chips and sugar, whisking continuously, until dissolved and well combined, 2–3 minutes. Pour into a mug and add all the flavors.

Pinch of ground cinnamon
Pinch of chili powder
Cinnamon sticks for garnish

Splash of baileys
Mini marshmallows for garnish
Chocolate sauce drizzle

Few drops of peppermint oil
Pinch of kosher salt
Sprig of mint for garnish

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