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Stovetop Hot Chocolate

Rich and creamy, this stovetop hot chocolate is such a treat on a chilly day! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: stovetop hot chocolate
Servings: 2
Calories: 410kcal
Author: The Endless Appetite


  • 2 Tbsp. Cocoa Powder
  • 1/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 3 ¾ cup Milk divided


  • In a medium saucepan, stir together cocoa powder and sugar. Place pan on burner over medium heat.
  • Add 3/4 cup milk and stir constantly until all the sugar is dissolved and bubbles just begin to form on the surface. Do not let it boil.
  • Add the remaining 3 cups of milk and stir constantly until it is the desired temperature.


Calories: 410kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 200mg | Potassium: 829mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 741IU | Calcium: 536mg | Iron: 2mg