Best Hot Chocolate

Indulge in a rich homemade version of a decadent hot chocolate simple enough to make with just a few ingredients. Enjoy a mug full on a rainy day!


  • 3/4 Cup Milk
  • 1 Tbsp Cocoa
  • 1/2 Cup of Dark Chocolate (finely chopped)
  • Sugar as per taste (if required)


Prep: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes

  1. Off heat, whisk together the milk and cocoa in a medium saucepan.
  2. Cook over low heat for about a minute till the milk and cocoa are combined and there are no lumps.
  3. Increase the heat to medium and add in the chopped chocolate, whisking constantly. 
  4. Keep whisking until the mix thickens and comes to a boil (about 2 minutes).
  5. Taste and if required, add sugar. Cook for a minute more till the sugar dissolves.
  6. Remove from heat and pour into a mug.
  7. Top with whipped cream, salted caramel or marshmallows as desired, and serve immediately.