1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 cup sugar
Pinch of salt
4 cups milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Blend cocoa powder, sugar, and a pinch of salt, and set aside. In a medium pot, heat 4 cups of milk, plus vanilla extract, for about 5-7 minutes on low. Stir in hot cocoa powder mixture, then heat an additional 5-7 minutes or to desired temperature. Optional: Top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.