So, winter is here and nothing gives us more pleasure than a comforting mug of hot chocolate. The recipe is easy and quick to prepare that you can easily enjoy with your family. The tasty recipe is a hot and cozy drink that you can make any time for your kids, family, and guests. You don’t even have to worry about any side effects as it is low in fat and can be served without sugar.
When you’re in the mood of enjoying some hot drink, could there be anything better than hot chocolate? You’re going to feel happier if we tell you that you can make homemade hot chocolate even twice or thrice a day and still be healthy. The main ingredient of this drink, which is cocoa powder, has been found to be rich in antioxidants such as polyphenols that are responsible for keeping blood sugar and blood pressure in control.
Many of us visit cafes to enjoy hot chocolate and pay a hefty sum to buy the same. However, do you know with the right ingredients, you can easily prepare this drink at home as well? In this way, you can enjoy your favourite drink anytime and even save precious time and money.
This hot chocolate drink is beneficial for our health. It is rich in fat, sodium, carbohydrate, protein, and vitamins. Apart from being rich in taste, the drink fills you with energy. With preparation timing of fewer than five minutes, everyone looks forward to enjoying this drink.
Let us see how you can easily prepare hot chocolate at home.
- Paras Milk – one cup
- Sugar – two tablespoons
- Vanilla extracts – ¼ tablespoons
- Cocoa powder – two to three tablespoons
- Salt – a pinch
Steps To Prepare Hot Chocolate:
- Take a large mug. Mix salt, sugar, and cocoa powder in it.
- Heat Paras milk in a pan. You can even microwave it at high (100%) until it turns hot. Don’t heat for more than 1 ½ minutes.
- Add the hot milk to the mixture of cocoa powder. Stir well.
- Add vanilla extracts and again stir it.
- Add marshmallows and your homemade hot chocolate is ready to be served.
Apart from being rich in taste, hot chocolate is good for our heart health as well. It consists of flavanols that play a key role in keeping our hearts healthy. It lowers the cholesterol level and reduces the risk of stroke and inflammation.