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Rich 'N Thick Hot Chocolate

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4 servings, about 1 cup each

Skip the packets of powder for your hot chocolate. With just five ingredients, this extra-thick, extra-yummy recipe is just as easy as the instant stuff.

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  • Cook water and chocolate in medium saucepan on medium-low heat 3 to 4 min. or until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring constantly with whisk. Add sugar; mix well.
  • Bring to boil on medium-high heat. Cook 3 min., stirring constantly. Gradually add milk, stirring with whisk until well blended.
  • Stir in vanilla; cook on medium heat 2 to 3 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.


This rich hot chocolate can also be made with 1% or fat-free milk.


  • 4 servings, about 1 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, about 1 cup each
Calories 260
% Daily Value
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 90mg
Carbohydrate 38g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 33g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 25 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • JewelD |

    I followed the recipe except that I substituted some canned unsweetened condensed milk for some of the fresh. Took about 5 minutes total, including pulling out the saucepan! It worked out great - very chocolatey and old-timey - the kind your mom might have made for you when you came in from playing in the snow. I much prefer this to the packaged instant - highly recommended! :P

  • gracesuzanne248 |

    took too much effort for what its worth. microwaveable hot chocolates better

  • sdewire |

    True to it's name: rich, but I wouldn't say too much so.