HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!
How would you like to wake up to this rich, robust, homemade hot chocolate drink embellished with white chocolate and candy hearts? I would love to. It would make my day, especially it’s Valentine’s Day. If I live in a farm, I would drink it by the window and enjoy a breathtaking view of a snow covered landscape. Or, it sure would be fun to bundle up, bring a chair outside, sit down and savor this sinfully delicious hot chocolate drink with your loved one. It would be lovely.
Doesn’t it look inviting? Just looking at it makes you want to grab it and have a drink. Little J & A loved it and and now prefer a homemade hot cocoa. They told me to not buy those hot chocolate mix in a box anymore. I agree. Homemade is the best because you know you are getting the real thing and you can control the amount of sugar added.
Anyway, without further ado, let’s make it. It’s really easy.
- 2 cups of your favorite milk ( I used 2% organic milk)
- 2 tablespoons Hershey’s unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1/4 cup Ghirardelli semi-sweet or bittersweet chocolate chips (I used semi-sweet)
Bring milk to a simmer over medium heat. Add the cocoa powder and sugar and stir until the sugar is dissolved and the cocoa powder is well mixed. Remove from heat. Then, add the chocolate chips. Stir until the chocolates are melted. Pour in a cup and top with whipped cream. Dust with cocoa. If you are using bittersweet chocolate chips, add an additional 1/2 tablespoon of sugar. Enjoy!
Wishing you all a romantic Valentine’s Day! Thanks for stopping by. If you like this post, don’t forget to Subscribe to get the latest recipe. Thank you! Have a fabulous day!
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