How to Make Your Own Hot Chocolate

Photo from Sugar Drop

It’s the perfect day for some hot chocolate.

Here’s a quick at-home recipe from Sugar Drop in Franklin.


1/2 C of Unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 C of sugar
2 T of Brown Sugar
Pinch of salt
Pinch of cinnamon
1/2 C of hot water
Dash of Vanilla
1/2 C of heavy cream or coffee creamer
3 C of milk


  • Combine sugars, cocoa, salt, and cinnamon with water. Stir over medium heat until combined and sugar dissolves.
  • Add in vanilla and milk/cream and stir until warm.
  • Pour into your favorite mug and add toppings as desired.

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