Homemade Hot Cocoa For Two | Warm Chocolatey Favorite

Homemade Hot Cocoa For Two | Warm Chocolatey Favorite


Homemade hot cocoa is a timeless favorite among many! So here is a recipe for homemade hot cocoa for two! For when you just want to share a little with someone you love!

hot cocoa with chocolate sauce

What Ingredients Are In Homemade Hot Cocoa?

  • Milk
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Sugar
  • Water

Yep! That’s really it! How awesome to know exactly what is going into one of your favorite treats! And the best part is, that it is pretty much, just as easy to make at home as it is to pour from a pouch! You can always use your favorite type of milk, brand of cocoa and sugar! Using a higher fat milk like whole milk, will make this treat delicious and skips the step of adding creamer or powdered milk to avoid a watery taste.

How To Make Chocolate Syrup for Hot Cocoa.

For a serving of two, you’re going to make this with just some hot water or a microwave, your choice! Use a small glass bowl or mug and add 1 TBSP of Cocoa, 2 TBSP of hot water, and 3 TBSP of sugar! You’ll need to your water to be hot to let the cocoa actually dissolve, because of powdered cocoa’s fat content. If you want to make a larger batch of chocolate syrup, check out my full chocolate syrup recipe!

3 ingredient chocolate syrup

How To Make Homemade Hot Cocoa For Two.

Pour 8 oz of hot milk into each of your 2 mugs and add about 1/2 of your chocolate syrup mixture into each glass. Stir until combined and serve! Total time to make the syrup and warm milk should be a about 5 minutes! Just enough time to whip up, when you see your munchkins running in from the snow or while your spouse is grabbing their favorite blanket and some snacks!

How To Serve.

This is my favorite way to serve hot cocoa and quite possibly everyone’s favorite way too! You find your favorite mugs, gather who you want to share it with and make it up! Add some marshmallows, and Enjoy!

Homemade Hot Cocoa For Two | Warm Chocolatey Favorite

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 3 min Cook Time 2 min Total Time 5 mins Servings: 2 Best Season: Winter



  1. Making The Chocolate Syrup

    Mix your cocoa, hot water, and sugar until fully melted into chocolate syrup. If the sugar is not fully melted, pop into the microwave for about 30 seconds!

  2. Heat your milk until hot, and pour 1/2 your chocolate syrup into each mug. That's it! Hot cocoa for two, enjoy!

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Hey there! Welcome to The Sweetest Sugar! I'm Cede, a side hustling food blogger! You can always find me in the kitchen whipping up something yummy for my family or in the yard with our kiddo! Just like you, I love making sweet treats! You can expect to find all the yummy recipes along with a little fun and sweetness along the way!

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