So often we reach for the instant hot cocoa mix, but I love the Hershey’s Hot Cocoa Recipe. It is super easy to make and you can control the ingredients. In about 5 minutes you can have a homemade cup of hot cocoa which you can vary with different flavors and spices.
To get started with the basic recipe all you need is some Hershey’s Cocoa (which is a staple in my pantry), sugar, milk (whole or skim), water, salt, and vanilla extract. Cocoa and vanilla extracts are versatile pantry items that we should all keep on hand.
Here is the simple recipe from Hershey’s.