Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipe

Ingredients: 1. 2 cups of milk 2. 1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder 3. 1/4 cup of granulated sugar 4. 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract 5. Pinch of salt 6. Whipped cream (optional) 7. Marshmallows (optional)

Instructions: 1. Begin by heating 2 cups of milk in a saucepan over medium heat.

In a separate bowl, mix together 1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder and 1/4 cup of granulated sugar until well combined. 

Once the milk is warm, gradually whisk in the cocoa powder and sugar mixture until smooth. 

Add a pinch of salt for flavor enhancement and continue to stir until the hot chocolate is heated through and well combined. 

Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract for that perfect aroma. 

Pour the hot chocolate into mugs and top with whipped cream for added richness (optional). 

For an extra indulgence, garnish with marshmallows on top and enjoy your cozy homemade hot chocolate!