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Old Fashioned Stovetop Hot Chocolate


  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 +1/2 cups Whole Milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon – vanilla optional


  • In medium saucepan, combine sugar, cocoa and 1/2 C milk.
  • Stir constantly over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Cook, stirring constantly for 2 minutes.
  • Add milk and heat; do not boil. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla if desired.
  • Serve hot, with marshmallows. Makes six servings.