Gwen's Cookbook

This site houses the toddler-friendly recipes for Gwen's Cookbook. These recipes use iconography heavily and try to limit vocabulary to simple "easy reader" words with minimal cooking jargon.

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Hot Chocolate for Two, a la Mommy

Hot Chocolate for Two, a la Mommy
Hot Chocolate for Two, a la Mommy "hot_chocolate" by stephbond is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

This is a favorite in our household. I’ve dialed in the sweetness and amped up the cocoa over time.

1. Pour the milk into a large measuring cup

  • 1 cup

    1 cup

    Whole milk

    whole milk

Put

Put

OXO 4 cup measuring cup 4 cup measuring cup

2. Put the measuring cup of milk into the microwave

  • OXO 4 cup measuring cup

    4 cup measuring cup

Put

Put

Microwave microwave

3. Heat the milk for 60-90 seconds

  • 1

    minute

timer

timer

Microwave microwave

4. Add cocoa ingredients to milk

  • 1 tablespoon

    1 tablespoon

    Hershey's Special Dark Cooca

    Hershey's Special Dark Cocoa

  • 1 tablespoon

    1 tablespoon

    White sugar

    white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon

    1 teaspoon

    Vanilla extract

    vanilla

Put

Put

OXO 4 cup measuring cup 4 cup measuring cup

5. Use electric whisk to mix in ingredients

Milk Frother

Milk Frother

OXO 4 cup measuring cup 4 cup measuring cup

6. Put marshmallows into rocks glasses

  • 8

    Mini Marshmallows

    mini marshmallows

Divide

Divide

Two rocks glasses 2 rocks glasses

7. Divide cocoa between two rocks glasses

  • OXO 4 cup measuring cup

    4 cup measuring cup

Pour

Pour

Two rocks glasses 2 rocks glasses