This is a family favorite. It’s easy to make and so real and pure you can’t help but love it!
Homemade Hot Cocoa
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup cocoa
1/2 cup sugar (I use rapadura or sucunat)
5 cups whole milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
In large saucepan stir together water, cocoa and sugar. Bring to a boil. Stir in milk and heat until small bubbles begin to form around the edges, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
½ cup heavy cream
¼ teaspon vanilla
1 Tablespoon powdered sugar (or a couple of drops of liquid stevia if you have some)
With beaters, beat cream until soft peaks form. Add vanilla and sugar. Serve in hot cocoa.