Creamy and decadent hot chocolate made easy in a slow cooker with a secret ingredient to make this the BEST hot chocolate! Forget store bought stuff when you can make can an incredible hot cocoa from scratch!
Keyword: Hot Chocolate
Servings: 8- 10 people
1.5quarts(litres) milk,(full cream or 2%)
24oz(750 ml) evaporated milk,(or 2 cups heavy cream)
6oz(170 g) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2cup(40 g) unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2cup(100 g) white granulated sugar
pinch of coarse salt(optional)
1tablespoonpure vanilla extract
Combine all of the ingredients into a 6-quart slow cooker bowl.
Whisk vigorously until cocoa powder has dissolved and ingredients are well combined (about 5 minutes).
Cook for 2-3 hours on low setting while whisking occasionally to prevent the chocolate from burning on the bottom.
When hot chocolate is ready, add marshmallows into the hot chocolate and let melt little before serving.Additional toppings: finely chopped (or flaked) chocolate), chocolate fudge sauce, chocolate chips, smashed candy canes.
Leftovers can be refrigerated and reheated on the stove or in the microwave.