Rich hot chocolate

A mug filled with rich hot chocolate and a marshmallow dusted with cinnamon.

Create a cup of bliss with Hallmark's rich hot chocolate recipe. You'll be surprised what creamy goodness you can create with a few simple ingredients—milk, cocoa powder, sugar, vanilla extract and salt. Add a dash of cinnamon and a dollop of whipped cream. Then, sit back and bliss out.

Yield: 4, 1-cup servings

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6 Tbsp. cocoa powder
8 Tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
Dash of cinnamon
Dash of salt
4 cups milk
Whipped cream


  1. Combine cocoa, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and salt in a small microwave-safe container. Add enough of the milk to make a smooth paste.
  2. Add the rest of the milk and stir.
  3. Microwave until warm, 2 to 4 minutes, depending on your microwave.
  4. Pour into four mugs and top with whipped cream.
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