Hot Cocoa Syrup

2 cups sugar
1 cup cocoa powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/3 cups hot water
3 tsp. vanilla

In a medium saucepan, add sugar, cocoa powder, salt and hot water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add the vanilla. Stir into warmed milk and enjoy!

*Note: For creamier hot cocoa, add cream or evaporated milk.
Yield: 4 quarts

Source: Aunt Loretta Willis