This is a highly adaptable recipe--evaporated milk, half and half, whole milk, skim milk, water...Whatever combination makes it as creamy as you like it.
- prep time:
- 5 minutes
- cook time:
- 4 minutes
- total time:
- 9 minutes
- 1/8 cup cocoa powder
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup water or half-and-half
- 2 cups milk
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- pinch of salt
- flavor extract, if desired
- whipped cream or marshmallows
Combine all ingredients in 4-cup glass measuring cup.
Use a hand blender or whisk to make it nice and frothy.
Microwave for 2 minutes on high.
Microwave until desired temperature is reached, 1 to 2 minutes more.
Top with whipped cream or marshmallows.
To be extra fancy, sprinkle a pinch of cocoa powder on top of whipped cream.
This is also yummy with flavor extract added to it--peppermint, raspberry, extra vanilla or whatever your favorite may be.