Updated: Mar 3, 2022
Delicious And Creamy Hot Cocoa Recipe with a Peruvian twist! - favorite drink of children and adults all over the world all year round!
This recipe is a treat to all hot cocoa lovers and is a major upgrade from the instant hot cocoa that comes in a little envelope. This homemade hot cocoa recipe is both creamy and delicious and sure to keep you warm from head to toe.
Peru is known to produce some of the best chocolate in the world so adding our Allpa Peruvian Cacao Powder to this classic drink is sure to impress your friends and family.
This is a very simple drink that anyone can make at home and while making this chocolaty drink, your kitchen will fill with a delicious scent that will soothe the soul.
Required Time: 15 minutes
Serving: 4 person
1/2 cup Allpa Organic Peruvian Cacao Powder
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup water
3 ½ cups milk (any fat content but preferably whole)
3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup of half & half
Making Creamy Hot Cocoa
Step 1: Prep the Cocoa
In a medium saucepan pour the cacao powder along with the sugar and water over medium heat.
Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer. Be careful not to burn the mixture.
Step 2: Add milk
Now add the milk ,half & half and vanilla extract to the saucepan and heat without boiling. Then remove from heat.
Step 3: Serve it up!
Pour the drink into 4 mugs and serve immediately
Enjoy your Drink!
Feel free to go crazy with the toppings! Whipped cream, marshmallows, crushed candy canes are some of our favorites
For a dairy free drink substitute the milk and half & half with 4 cups of Almond Milk
If you tried the recipe, share your experience in the comment box. We will love to hear from you!