Perfect Hot Chocolate (Not Cocoa)

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Get warm on a cold Florida night (temps in the 50s). Recipe courtesy of Savvy Eats:

Perfect Hot Chocolate

Yield: Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 1 oz semisweet or dark chocolate, chopped into small pieces or shaved
  • 1 T unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1-3 T sugar (optional, to taste)

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, mix the chocolate, cocoa powder and 1/2 cup of the milk over low heat. Stir continuously until the chocolate is completely melted.
  2. Add the rest of the milk and the salt. Stir, then allow to heat the rest of the way through.
  3. Stir in sugar to taste. Pour into a mug and top with marshmallows or whipped cream, if desired.