How to Make Hot Chocolate With Cocoa Powder Microwav

Want to make the smoothest hot chocolate with cocoa powder microwave?Well, no problem! You’re at the right place!! As a great winter drink, everyone wants to drink it.

Though it requires a lot of attempts to prepare hot chocolate with cocoa powder microwave, I will present a few easy ways of how to make the smoothest hot chocolate with cocoa powder microwave.

Hot Chocolate With Cocoa Powder Microwave Recipe

Ingredients You Need

  • Milk (1 Cup)
  • Cocoa powder(1 teaspoon )
  • Sugar(1 tablespoon )
  • Salt(1/5 teaspoon)
  • Vanilla(1/4 teaspoon)
  • Water

Instructions Of Making Hot Chocolate With Cocoa Powder Microwave

Step: 01

First, you need to know the capacity of the mug whether it’s 10 oz or 8 oz.

Step: 02

Then, put sugar in the mug (1 tablespoon).

Step: 03

Put cocoa powder in the mug (1 teaspoon ). You may use more cocoa powder but the first time, start with just 1 rounded teaspoon of cocoa powder.

Step: 04

Add water (2 teaspoons) into the mug.


Step: 05

Put Vanilla (1/4 teaspoon) in the mug.

Step: 06

In this step, you have to stir the Sugar, Cocoa, Water, Salt & Vanilla until wetting out the cocoa perfectly. If it’s not wetted out perfectly, you may add a little water and stir it more and more.

Step: 07

Add milk (1/4 of the cup) and stir more and more to mix completely. Then, fill the cup with the rest of the milk so that it shows milk 1/2 an inch off the top. Please keep in mind that the mix may expand about 5% at the time of heating. So, it will not be wise to over-fill.


Step: 08

Your all work is about to finish. Now just put the cup in the microwave. Put the mug in the microwave.

Heat it for 1m 45 seconds on the highest setting if the cup is 8 oz.

Heat it for 2 m10 seconds on the highest setting if the cup is 10 oz.


Step: 09

Keep monitoring the cup carefully for the last 20 seconds. Because the cocoa may foam up and overflow. Usually, it’s rare to happen but we can’t say that it will not happen. So, it will be wise to notice the cup while heating. In case it foams, what will you do? Just you have to open the door and stir and put it again in the microwave. Then close the door of your microwave and finish the heating process.


Step: 10

Now this time to enjoy your smoothest and delicious hot chocolate!


How long should you microwave the milk for hot cocoa?

Heat milk in the microwave at the highest temperature setting 1 to 1/2 minutes or until it reaches full hot.

Is hot chocolate better with milk or water?

Is hot chocolate better with milk or water?

Of course better because milk makes chocolate creamier. If you don’t use milk then you will not get the real taste.

What is the difference between hot chocolate and hot cocoa?

The difference between hot chocolate and hot cocoa is that hot cocoa is prepared from cocoa powder while hot chocolate is liquid from the cocoa beans.

What can I use instead of milk?

Instead of milk, you may use heavy whipping cream, coconut milk, almond milk, and any other types of milk. But to get the delicious and smoothest chocolate flavor, you must have to use some kind of milk. Because if you use just water instead of milk, you will get your chocolate taste like melted chocolate.


What is the best cocoa powder for hot chocolate?

After long research, we have found the top 5 best cocoa powder for hot chocolate. Here are the following. You can use any of the below as the best cocoa powder to make hot chocolate.

Navitas Organics Fair Trade Gluten-Free Cacao Powder

HERSHEY’S 100% Natural Unsweetened Cocoa powder

HERSHEY’S Cacao SPECIAL DARK 100% Chocolate Cocoa powder

Cadbury Original Fairtrade Bournville Cocoa powder

Cacao Barry 00% Cocoa Extra Brute Cocoa Powder


If you’re a crazy fan of hot chocolate then this Hot Chocolate Recipe With Cocoa Powder will help you most to enjoy the smoothest and tasty hot chocolate drinks.

Think of such a chilly winter’s night when you’re alone at home, this hot chocolate recipe will be for you to make warm and comfortable with one cup of drink.

So, enjoy your life with a delicious hot chocolate drink. Thank you.

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