2 cups confectioners' sugar
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup baking cocoa
1/2 teaspoon salt
5-1/2 cups water
Large marshmallows, optional
1. In a large saucepan, mix the sugars, cocoa and salt; gradually stir in water. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Ladle into mugs. If desired, top with marshmallows.
My mom created this stovetop hot chocolate recipe to serve large groups of carolers and frozen sledders. I take it to the lounge during a long winter to warm their spirits! This economical recipe could easily be warmed and served in a slow cooker. Flavor extracts could be added to the hot chocolate, too.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
YIELD: 6 servings.
1 cup: 273 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 198mg sodium, 69g carbohydrate (64g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.