Old-Fashioned Hot Chocolate With Variations

Old-Fashioned Hot Chocolate With Variations

This old-fashioned hot chocolate is made with squares of unsweetened chocolate, milk, and flavorings. Top it with marshmallows or try a variation.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a 2-quart saucepan, place the chocolate, sugar, milk, and salt. Over medium-low heat, stir gently with whisk until the chocolate melts and the mixture is well blended.
  3. Step 3

    Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. Step 4

    Pour the hot chocolate into mugs and top with a spoonful of marshmallow creme or whipped cream, if desired.