Steamy Hot Chocolate Recipe | PBS Food

Steamy Hot Chocolate


Prep time: 15 Minutes

Total time: 15 Minutes

Yield: Serves 4


  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 quart (4 cups) milk
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Whipped cream for serving (optional)


  1. Place cocoa powder in a medium saucepan. Stir in milk, a bit at a time until cocoa liquefies; add remainder. Add chocolate chips; melt over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  2. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and salt. Ladle into mugs with whipped cream, if desired.

Nutrition Info

Per serving: 369 calories; 21.3 grams fat; 10.7 grams protein; 40.9 grams carbohydrates; 4.3 grams fiber
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