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Easy Hot Cocoa from Scratch
Prep Time
1 min
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
3 mins

Craving something warm and comforting? This easy Hot Cocoa recipe won't disappoint! So much rich, chocolate flavor and it whips up in less than 2 minutes flat! Made from scratch, in the microwave, with basic ingredients you probably already have on hand.

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cocoa, Easy, from scratch, hot cocoa, how to make
Servings: 1 large serving
Calories: 244 kcal
  1. Place the cocoa powder and sugar in the bottom of a microwave-safe mug, and stir together.  
  2. Pour the milk over, and microwave until hot (on my microwave this takes about 90 seconds).  
  3. Stir together until all the lumps have dissolved.  
  4. Stir in the vanilla, and enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
Easy Hot Cocoa from Scratch
Amount Per Serving
Calories 244 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 132mg6%
Potassium 516mg15%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 495IU10%
Calcium 345mg35%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.