Brazilian Hot Cocoa Recipe: A Silky Smooth Sip of Chocolate Heaven by 30Seconds Food

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Brazilian Hot Cocoa Recipe: A Silky Smooth Sip of Chocolate Heaven

Silky smooth, thick, creamy and full of rich chocolate flavor, Brazilian hot cocoa is one recipe you have got to try this winter and holiday season. The creamy concoction is made with cocoa powder, milk, sweetened condensed milk and cornstarch. For more flavor, you can stir in a little vanilla and cinnamon. 

Serve this creamy hot chocolate recipe with a dollop of whipped cream for even more decadence. You could even add some chocolate shavings for a festive look. Sip on this Brazilian hot chocolate to warm up in the evenings or serve for dessert with a slice of cake

Cuisine: Brazilian 
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Whisk together the milk and cornstarch in a saucepot until smooth and cornstarch has dissolved. Add the cocoa powder and sweetened condensed milk, stirring until smooth. 
  2. Cook over medium heat, whisking, until hot and creamy. Stir in the vanilla and cinnamon, if using. (Do not let the mixture boil.) Pour into four mugs. 

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