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Easy Hot Chocolate for One

A quick, easy, and delicious 3-ingredient hot chocolate recipe for those times when nothing else will do.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 188 kcal
Author Tracy


  • 2 tablespoons (25g) granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (7g) cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 cup milk any percentage
  • Pinch of salt
  • Whipped cream optional
  • Mini marshmallows optional


  1. In a small saucepan, over medium heat, combine sugar, cocoa powder, and water. Stir until sugar and cocoa powder dissolve.
  2. Add milk and salt and stir. Heat until the mixture reaches your desired temperature, stirring occasionally.

  3. Pour into an 8-ounce mug and top with optional whipped cream or marshmallows if desired. Enjoy!