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Hometown Recipes: Cinnamon Hot Cocoa

By Erin Walgamuth:

When I was growing up my sister and I would make ourselves a mug full of steaming Hershey’s Cocoa on cold rainy days. The aroma of the hot cocoa still brings back fond memories of my childhood. I always have Hershey’s Cocoa in our pantry. I use it to make cakes, frostings and some really delicious hot cocoa. My children have grown up with this old fashioned treat and now make it for themselves

Did you know that Hershey’s Cocoa has been around since 1894? The beautiful thing about it is that it’s only 10 calories per tablespoon, no additives, no hydrogenated oils, no colorings, just cocoa.

This recipe is one that my children have always loved. It’s easy to make and is ready to serve in about 5 minutes. I hope you and your family enjoy it too.


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Cinnamon Hot Cocoa

You will need:
Small, heavy bottom pan
Whisk

Active time is about 5 minutes

Serves one

1 cup of milk
1 ½ tablespoons Hershey’s Cocoa
2 teaspoons of granulated sugar or to taste
½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon
1 ½ teaspoons of vanilla

Heat the milk on medium-low until hot. Whisk in the cocoa until well incorporated. Whisk in the sugar and cinnamon until well incorporated. Whisk in the vanilla.

Pour the cocoa into a mug and top with whipped cream. Sprinkle the whipped cream with a pinch of cinnamon and serve.

Erin Walgamuth has been an assistant Food Stylist for television and print for the past 26 years and writes this column using her own recipes. Check out her other creations in our Hometown Recipe section.

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Hometown Recipes: Cinnamon Hot Cocoa

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