Looking for something sweet to make your s.o this Valentine’s Day? Whether you’re staying in our going out, this recipe is going to sweeten up the day:


Shopping list for hot cocoa

  • Cocoa powder (3 tablespoons)
  • Whole milk (3 cups)
  • Semisweet chocolate chips (6 ounces)
  • Granulated sugar (3 tablespoons)

Shopping list for whipped cream

  • Heavy cream (1 cup)
  • Powdered sugar (2 tablespoon)
  • Vanilla extract (1/2 teaspoon)
  • Heart shaped sprinkles


Whipped cream instructions: PREPARE FIRST

  1. Pour Heavy whipping cream into a small/medium sized bowl
  2. Add powdered sugar
  3. Add just one tap of vanilla extract
  4. Whip until stiff peaks form
  5. Leave out or put in fridge while you make hot cocoa

Hot cocoa instructions:

  1. Bring ¾ cup water to a simmer in medium saucepan over medium-heat
  2. Whisk in the cocoa powder, until there are no chocolate lumps
  3. Add milk, bring to simmer again
  4. Whisk in chocolate chips and sugar until consistency is smooth and blended

Cook time:  About 5 minutes


  1. Pour into a mug
  2. Add a gracious amount of homemade whipped cream
  3. Top with heart-shaped sprinkles


P.S. – For a little extra love:

– Before pouring the hot cocoa, coat the rim of the mug with red and pink sprinkles!

Cook time:  About 5 minutes