Creamy 3 Ingredient Hot Cocoa

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One of the foods I miss most being pregnant is coffee. Now, the most recent data on the subject suggests that 6oz or less of caffeinated beverages is okay for a pregnant lady. That said, I error on the side of caution. I do have an occasional 4oz cup (which I cut with milk) but that’s it for me. No more fancy deluxe coffee. Oh! And don’t even get me started on decaf.

Easy, 3 Ingredient Hazelnut Hot Cocoa. 2 minutes and done! | saynotsweetanne.com |

But, one of the awesome things about the timing of my pregnancy is that hot-cocoa season is in full swing! This amazing homemade hot chocolate is one of my favorite go-to after dinner treats. It is decadent, and with a hint of hazelnut that makes it so much deeper in flavor than plain chocolate. Plus it takes less than 2 minutes to make!

Ingredients:

  • 4tbs Nutella (or any chocolate-hazelnut spread)
  • 1 tsp unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 8oz/1cup  milk (the texture is already creamy, so I would recommend skim or 2%)
  • Whipped cream (optional)

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan.
    Easy, 3 Ingredient Hazelnut Hot Cocoa. 2 minutes and done! | saynotsweetanne.com |
  2. Cook mixture, whisking constantly, over low heat until Nutella is melted and mixture is hot, about 2 minutes.
    Easy, 3 Ingredient Hazelnut Hot Cocoa. 2 minutes and done! | saynotsweetanne.com |
  3. Serve in a cute glass with an optional dollop of whipped cream!
    Easy, 3 Ingredient Hazelnut Hot Cocoa. 2 minutes and done! | saynotsweetanne.com |

This hot cocoa recipe is so quick and easy, it is perfect for those “I want something sweet but I don’t know what” moments that I am prone too (even before pregnancy!). Plus, the recipe is super easy to double or quadruple for guests or family dessert!

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Kayla Domeyer

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