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Laura Bush's Hot Chocolate

The First Lady's Recipe For a Warming Winter Drink

GMA Recipes Dessert
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Former first lady Laura Bush shares her recipe for Hot Chocolate, a perfect treat on cold winter evenings.


  • 6 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa
  • 6 Tbsp. sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 1/2 cups light cream
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • pinch cinnamon powder (optional)
  • whipped cream
  • orange zest
  • Cooking Directions

    Mix cocoa, sugar, and salt.

    Add milk. Heat to dissolve.

    Add light cream, vanilla and cinnamon. Heat to just under boiling.

    Mix very well and pour into warm mugs.

    Top with whipped cream, cocoa powder, and fine orange zest.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: cocoa, sugar, milk, orange zest

    Course: Dessert, Drinks

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