Hot Cocoa Recipes for Your Camper

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There’s no better way to stay warm when camping than with a warm cup of homemade hot chocolate. Making your own hot chocolate, in the comfort and convenience of your RV is easy and tastier than using packaged alternatives. Follow these simple hot cocoa recipes to stay warm and put yourself in the holiday spirit this December.

Creamy Hot Chocolate

What you’ll need:

  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup boiling water

Cooking instructions:

  1. combine the cocoa powder, sugar and a pinch of salt together in a saucepan.
  2. Stir the boiling water into a saucepan.
  3. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring continuously. Be careful not to scorch the mixture.
  4. Stir 3 1/2 cups milk into the mixture and heat until the entire combination is very hot. Do not boil the mixture.
  5. Remove the entire combination from the heat and stir in the vanilla.
  6. Disperse the mixture between four mugs.
  7. Add the cream into the mugs to cool it to a desirable drinking temperature.

White-Hot Hot Chocolate

What you’ll need:

  • 6 ounces white chocolate (chopped)
  • 3 1/2 cups 2-percent milk
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Cooking instructions:

  1. Warm a metal bowl over a pan of simmering water. Place the white chocolate in the bowl.
  2. Let the chocolate melt while stirring occasionally. Stir the cayenne pepper and cinnamon into the mix.
  3. Whisk the egg into the mixture until smooth.
  4. Gradually whisk one cup of milk into the mixture until it is completely incorporated (about 2 minutes)
  5. Whisk in the remaining milk and heat the mixture until it’s hot but not boiling.
  6. Serve when the hot chocolate has reached your desired drinking temperature. Garnish with cinnamon.

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