Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Creamy Crockpot Hot Cocoa

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Tried this recipe for hot cocoa I found on Pinterest, but it was a little TOO creamy for us.  Also, it doesn’t make very much.  Or maybe our mugs are bigger than the ones used for the recipe.  Any who.  I changed it just a bit and it solved both problems nicely!

Here’s how I made our slightly less creamy hot cocoa :)

CREAMY CROCKPOT HOT COCOA

1 cup heavy cream
1 can of sweetened condensed milk (14oz)
2 cups milk chocolate chips
8 cups of milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Stir all the ingredients together in your crockpot.  Cover, & cook on low for 2 hours.  Whisk occasionally. 

I used my immersion (stick) blender before serving to froth the cocoa a bit.  It makes it lighter, but is definitely optional.

When it’s smooth and heated, ladle the hot cocoa into mugs....

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and garnish with marshmallows or whipped cream.  Or just plain is fine, too!

Now relax with your family and enjoy your cocoa :)

2 comments:

Melanie @ bear rabbit bear said...

Yummy! Love that it's a crock pot recipe! Thank you for sharing! Happy New Year!

Helen B. @ Blue Eyed Beauty Blog said...

Ooh that does sound like an amazing recipe!!

Helen
Blue Eyed Beauty Blog

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