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Hot Cocoa with Almond Milk

Change up ordinary hot cocoa by stirring some dark baking cocoa into vanilla almond milk. Top it off with a plain large marshmallow or berry marshmallow creme, if you like, and add your favorite pretty sprinkles. —Cindy Reams, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark baking cocoa or baking cocoa
  • 2 cartons (32 ounces each) vanilla almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Optional: Large marshmallows or strawberry marshmallow creme, and assorted sprinkles


  • In a large saucepan, combine sugar and dark baking cocoa; gradually whisk in almond milk. Heat until bubbles form around sides of pan, whisking occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. If desired, serve with large marshmallows or marshmallow creme, and sprinkles.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 155 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 150mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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