Slow-Cooker Hot CocoaSlow-Cooker Hot Cocoa
Slow-Cooker Hot Cocoa
Slow-Cooker Hot Cocoa
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Slow-Cooker Hot Cocoa
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Servings10
Cook Time120 Minutes
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Ingredients
6 cups whole milk, warmed
2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
Directions
  1. Using a large slow cooker, combine the whole milk, cream, condensed milk, cocoa powder and vanilla.
  2. Whisk for 1 minute to incorporate the cocoa. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  3. Cook on low for 1 hour, and whisk again.
  4. Cook for 1 more hour. Whisk again before serving.

Variations:

  • Peanut Butter Cup Hot Cocoa
    1. Add 3 tablespoons of smooth peanut butter to the milk mixture before cooking.
    2. Toppings: marshmallows, peanut butter cups, chopped peanuts, shaved chocolate, caramel sauce.
  • Spiked Orange Hot Cocoa
    1. After cooking, whisk in some Kahlúa, bourbon, rum or flavored vodka.
    2. Toppings: whipped cream, orange peel or zest, finely grated chocolate.
  • Peppermint Hot Cocoa
    1. Swap the vanilla extract for peppermint extract.
    2. Toppings: whipped cream, crushed (and/or whole) candy canes, fresh mint, mini chocolate chips

 

Nutritional Information

Per Serving (1 cup): 

Calories: 520, Fat: 29 g (17 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 60 mg, Sodium: 140 mg, Carbohydrates: 60 g, Fiber: 2 g, Protein: 11 g.

 

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Prep Time
120 minutes
Cook Time
10
Servings
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Shop Ingredients

Makes 10 servings
6 cups whole milk, warmed
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Brookshire's Whole Milk - 1 Gallon
$3.78$3.78/gal
2 cups heavy whipping cream
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Land O Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream - 1 Pint
$4.58$4.58/pt
1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
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Brookshire's Sweetened Condensed Milk - 14 Each
$1.98$0.14 each
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
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Hershey's Dutched Cocoa, Special Dark - 8 Ounce
$3.98$0.50/oz
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
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McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract - 1 Fluid ounce
$5.48$5.48/fl oz
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
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Artisan Kettle Chocolate Chips, Semisweet, Organic - 10 Ounce
$6.18$0.62/oz

Nutritional Information

Per Serving (1 cup): 

Calories: 520, Fat: 29 g (17 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 60 mg, Sodium: 140 mg, Carbohydrates: 60 g, Fiber: 2 g, Protein: 11 g.

 

Directions

  1. Using a large slow cooker, combine the whole milk, cream, condensed milk, cocoa powder and vanilla.
  2. Whisk for 1 minute to incorporate the cocoa. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  3. Cook on low for 1 hour, and whisk again.
  4. Cook for 1 more hour. Whisk again before serving.

Variations:

  • Peanut Butter Cup Hot Cocoa
    1. Add 3 tablespoons of smooth peanut butter to the milk mixture before cooking.
    2. Toppings: marshmallows, peanut butter cups, chopped peanuts, shaved chocolate, caramel sauce.
  • Spiked Orange Hot Cocoa
    1. After cooking, whisk in some Kahlúa, bourbon, rum or flavored vodka.
    2. Toppings: whipped cream, orange peel or zest, finely grated chocolate.
  • Peppermint Hot Cocoa
    1. Swap the vanilla extract for peppermint extract.
    2. Toppings: whipped cream, crushed (and/or whole) candy canes, fresh mint, mini chocolate chips