There is noting like hot cocoa to lift your spirits or put you in a relaxed frame of mind. By adding spices, you can add that little extra something to this delicious drink. The total time required to prepare this drink is about 15 minutes and it will serve around six people.
- 6 cups milk
- 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 3 tablespoons white sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
Heat the milk over a low flame until it is lukewarm. Once this is done, add the cocoa and sugar, stirring slowly until it is dissolved. After this, add cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, chili powder, and clove. Keep it on the flame for another 5 minutes stirring occasionally and voila, you are done.
This is one of the easiest recipes to make. You can enjoy this hot drink with friends or use it as a quick fix for the kids or even for yourself while settling down with a nice book or watching your favorite show.