Coffee-Spiked Hot Chocolate

Coffee Spiked Hot Chocolate
Coffee-Spiked Hot ChocolateMatt Taylor-Gross

Perfect for a hot cocoa pick-me-up. Instant coffee makes this an easy dry mix, but if you're making it for yourself at home, use half a cup of freshly brewed coffee with half a cup of milk instead.

Coffee-Spiked Hot Chocolate
Coffee-Spiked Hot Chocolate
Yield: serves 1
Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 12 tsp. instant coffee, or more to taste
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp. sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup whole milk

Instructions

  1. In a mug, add the cocoa powder, sugar, coffee, salt, and the condensed milk.
  2. In a small pot, add the milk and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  3. Remove and transfer the milk to the mug; stir until the ingredients are incorporated, about 1 minute.