*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
                                 Hot Cocoa
 Recipe By     : Julie Gleitsmann <julie@cynosure.com>
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Drinks
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/2  c             Sugar
      1/4  c             Hershey’s Cocoa
           ds            Salt
      1/3  c             Hot water
    4      c             milk (1 quart)
      3/4  ts            Vanilla extract
                         Miniature marshmallows or
                         Sweetened whipped cream (optional)
   In medium saucepan, stir together sugar, cocoa and salt; stir in
   water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture
   comes to a boil. Boil and stir 2 minutes. Add milk; stirring
   constantly, heat to serving temperature. Do Not Boil. Remove from
   heat; add vanilla. Beat with rotary beater or whisk until foamy.
   Serve topped with marshmallows or whipped cream, if desired. Five
   8-oz. servings.
   Variations: Add one of the following with the vanilla extract:
   Spiced Cocoa: 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon and 1/8 teaspoon ground
   nutmeg. Serve with cinnamon stick, if desired. Mint Cocoa: 1/2
   teaspoon mint extract or 3 tablespoons crushed hard peppermint candy
   or 2 to 3 tablespoons white creme de menthe. Serve with peppermint
   candy stick, if desired. Citrus Cocoa: 1/2 teaspoon orange extract or
   2 to 3 tablespoons orange liqueur. Swiss Mocha: 2 to 2-1/2 teaspoons
   powdered instant coffee.
   Cocoa au Lait: Omit whipped cream. Spoon 2 tablespoons softened
   vanilla ice cream on top of each cup cocoa at serving time. Slim-Trim
   Cocoa: Omit sugar. Combine cocoa, salt and water; substitute skim
   milk. Proceed as above. With vanilla, stir in sugar substitute with
   sweetening equivalence of 1/2 cup sugar. Canadian Cocoa: 1/2 teaspoon
   maple extract.
   Microwave Single Serving: In microwave-safe cup or mug, combine 1
   heaping teaspoon Hershey’s Cocoa, 2 heaping teaspoons sugar and dash
   salt. Add 2 teaspoons cold milk; stir until smooth. Fill cup with
   milk. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until hot. Stir
   to blend; serve.
   Hershey’s is a registered trademark of Hershey Foods Corporation .
   Recipe may be reprinted courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens.
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