5 from 4 votes
Homemade Hot Chocolate
Hot Chocolate
Prep Time
2 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
7 mins
Recipe makes one cup of hot chocolate.
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cocoa, cocoa recipe, hot chocolate, hot chocolate recipe, hot chocolate recipe for one
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 264 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup milk
  1. Heat milk on the stove top or in a microwave. You want milk hot, but not scalded.
  2. In mug, add sugar and cocoa powder.
  3. Mix in 1 Tablespoon of hot milk. Stir until all lumps are dissolved.
  4. Add remaining milk. Stir.
  5. Add your choice of whipped cream, mini marshmallows, shaved chocolate or enjoy plain.
Recipe Notes

Recipe can be doubled. Simply heat 2 cups of milk. Mix cocoa and sugar in individual mugs.

Nutrition Facts
Hot Chocolate
Amount Per Serving
Calories 264 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 107mg5%
Potassium 474mg14%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 36g40%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 395IU8%
Calcium 289mg29%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.