Irish Hot Cocoa
If you love hot coffee with Irish cream, and you love chocolate, too...then, you are really going to love this version of hot cocoa.
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup hot water
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
4 cups milk
1/8 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup Irish cream liqueur
Whipped cream for garnish (optional)
- Mix cocoa, sugar, water and salt in a saucepan. Over medium heat, stir constantly until mixture boils. Cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
- Stir in the milk and heat, but do not boil. Remove from heat and add vanilla and Irish cream liqueur; blend well.
- Pour into 4 cups, top with whipped cream and serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.