How To Make Chocolate Milk

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This recipe for How To Make Chocolate Milk is so easy and makes the perfect glass of chocolate milk. You’ll love this homemade version of a classic. So rich and creamy!

ingredients for homemade Chocolate Milk

Cold Chocolate Milk Recipe

Nothing’s better than homemade chocolate milk! It’s so satisfying and delicious with breakfast or dessert. You’ll love how easy it is to make the perfect glass of chocolate milk at home.

The key is to heat up the cocoa powder and milk mixture. Just 30 seconds in the microwave helps the cocoa powder and sugar to dissolve faster in the milk. Then you add that mixture to a cold glass of milk. The result is a delicious, refreshing glass of chocolate milk with the rich flavor of cocoa. Yum!

hand holding glass of chocolate milk

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glass of chocolate milk in front of cocoa powder

How To Make Chocolate Milk

First pour a cup of cold milk into a glass.

In another glass, pour 1/4 cup of milk. Add sugar and cocoa powder. Stir it up.

Heat chocolate milk mixture in microwave for 30 seconds. Then pour it into the glass of cold, white milk.

Mix everything together in the big glass and it’s ready to enjoy!

ingredients for How To Make Chocolate Milk

Cooking Tips

  • Microwave the cocoa powder, sugar, and milk mixture so everything mixes together better
  • You can make this recipe in advance and store the cold chocolate milk in a sealed container in the fridge for 3-5 days
  • If you don’t have cocoa powder on hand, you can sub chocolate syrup in for the cocoa powder and sugar

hand holding homemade chocolate milk

What Healthy Ingredients Are In Chocolate Milk?

Milk is full of vitamins and minerals! By drinking a glass of chocolate milk, you are getting protein, calcium, and Vitamin D. For a sweet drink, it really is full of nutritional value.

milk, sugar, and cocoa powder next to a glass of chocolate milk

How Do You Melt Chocolate Into Milk?

If it’s a bar of chocolate, you can warm a pot of milk on the stove (low heat) and stir the chocolate until melted. For cocoa powder, just microwave it in a glass of milk to blend the mixture better. Heat helps the cocoa powder to dissolve into the milk.

hand holding homemade chocolate milk in front of ingredients

What To Serve With Chocolate Milk

Chocolate breakfast items really hit the spot with this homemade chocolate milk! Try Chocolate Croissants In Air Fryer Made With Crescent Rolls, Marshmallow Pancakes Recipe With White Chocolate Chips, or Easy Chocolate Chip Pancakes Recipe From Scratch. So decadent!

And for dessert? This delicious chocolate milk would be super tasty with Maraschino Cherry Cookies, Microwave Rice Krispie Treats, and Chocolate Cherry Dump Cake. Something for everyone!

rich chocolate milk made with just 3 ingredients

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How To Make Chocolate Milk

This recipe for How To Make Chocolate Milk is so easy and makes the perfect glass of chocolate milk. You'll love this homemade version of a classic. So rich and creamy!
Prep Time3 minutes
Total Time3 minutes
Course: Drink
Keyword: How To Make Chocolate Milk
Cooking Method: Microwave
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 241kcal

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk cold
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder

Instructions

  • First pour a cup of cold milk into a glass.
  • In another glass, pour 1/4 cup of milk.
  • Add sugar and cocoa powder. Stir it up.
  • Heat chocolate milk mixture in microwave for 30 seconds. Then pour it into the glass of cold, white milk.
  • Mix everything together in the big glass and it's ready to enjoy!

Notes

  • Microwave the cocoa powder, sugar, and milk mixture so everything mixes together better
  • You can make this recipe in advance and store the cold chocolate milk in a sealed container in the fridge for 3-5 days
  • If you don't have cocoa powder on hand, you can sub chocolate syrup in for the cocoa powder and sugar
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 117mg | Potassium: 534mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 494IU | Calcium: 382mg | Iron: 1mg
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