Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Every Who Down in Whoville . . .

. . . Liked Christmas a lot, especially when it involves homemade hot cocoa!

Christmas Countdown
Day 1:
Enjoying a cup of cheer with mum and papa while watching The Grinch Who Stole Christmas (animated version).

Fluffy hot chocolate (our family favorite; kids love making it):
8 tsp. sugar
4 tsp. baking cocoa
4 c. milk
1 1/2 c. miniature marshmallows
1 tsp. vanilla extract

In a saucepan, combine first four ingredients. Cook and stir over medium heat until the marshmallows are melted, about 8 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla. Ladle into mugs.

Oh, and we add red sprinkles, of course!


  1. Hi, there!

    Isn't Cate's blog fun? Love her cooking and the photography is fabulous!

    Happy you stopped by......I'll check in with you again.....love the Christmas countdown!

    -Casey from www.thestarnesfam.com

  2. also ♥ the starbucks mug collection. looks like my house. hopefully we'll get more for Christmas :)

  3. chocolate mustaches are the best :)

  4. HEY! I just started reading your blog recently. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. Perfect, available ingredients for a fam in India. We just tried it today and it was fabulous! Thanks for sharing and helping make the Mayfield's Christmas Season extra sweet and special!