Special Dark Hot Chocolate 

Special Dark Hot ChocolateServes 41/2 cup Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp. granulated sugarPinch of salt1 cup water3 cups whole milk1/2 cup heavy cream1 tsp. pure vanilla extractIn a heavy 2 quart saucepan, combine the cocoa, sugar, salt and water. Mix with a whisk until combined. Place over low heat and continue whisking until smooth for about 2 minutes.Add the milk and increase the heat to medium-low. Cook until steam rises off of the surface and bubbles begin to form at the edges stirring occasionally. Do not boil.Add the heavy cream and the vanilla. Stir to combine. Serve immediately. Garnish with whipped cream if desired.