This hot cocoa recipe has been a go to for me because it really delivers!
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup baking cocoa
1 pinch salt (Yes. Salt!)
1/3 cup hot water
4 cups milk
3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
In saucepan, combine sugar, cocoa, salt
Add water, bring to a boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes
Pour in milk and heat to serving temperature (Do not boil.)
Remove, stir in vanilla, whisk until smooth and frothy
Garnish with marshmallows, and enjoy!