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All-Natural Homemade Hot Chocolate

Enjoy this simple hot chocolate recipe for those wintery days
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins


  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup all-natural maple syrup
  • 6 cups whatever kind of milk you prefer
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • marshmallows (optional)

What You'll Need

  • 1 stockpot
  • 1 ladle
  • 1 large cooking spoon


  • Heat stockpot over the stove top on medium heat. 
  • Add all the ingredients to the stockpot (Cocoa, syrup, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon). Apart from the marshmallows- those come later! 
  • Stir the ingredients with your cooking spoon until they are evenly combined. Continue to stir for 10 minutes or until the hot cocoa is warmed to your liking.
  • Use the ladle to serve and enjoy!


If you aren't a marshmallow fan, try whipped cream! It is cool and delicious on top of the warm, sweet, cocoa.
Serve with Graham crackers on the side.