1) Combine the cocoa, sugar and pinch of salt in a saucepan.
Blend in the boiling water. Bring this mixture to an easy boil while
you stir. Simmer and stir for about 2 minutes. Watch that it
2) Stir in 3 1/2 cups of milk and heat until very hot, but do not boil!
Remove from heat and add vanilla. Divide between 4 mugs. Add
the cream to the mugs of cocoa to cool it to drinking temperature.