mocha cocoa

2-1/2 cups cold water, divided
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/3 cup sugar
3 tablespoons ground coffee
1/8 teaspoon salt
1-1/3 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Reserve 1 cup water; pour remaining water into percolator. Thoroughly combine cocoa, sugar, coffee and salt in small bowl; pour into percolator basket. Assemble percolator; pour reserved water over cocoa mixture in basket. Stir until all water passes through. Plug in percolator. Allow to perk completely and finish dripping. Meanwhile, heat milk in small pan over medium heat; stir in vanilla. Pour 1/3 cup warm milk into each serving mug; fill with mocha cocoa. If desired, garnish each mug with a dollop of whipped cream and a light sprinkling of cocoa. Makes four 8 oz. servings. From The Arlington Journal, January 27, 1982.

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