Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate Recipe

Our hot cocoa is rich and chocolaty without the overly sweet taste of some packaged mixes. We give it a luxurious froth with a whisk or blender—or use a cappuccino frother if you have one.

IngredientsHot Chocolate Recipe

2 tablespoons sugar

4 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder

1 cup 1% milk, divided

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Pinch of ground cinnamon


Preparation

Active
5 m | Ready In 5 m

Mix sugar, cocoa and 2 tablespoons cold milk in a mug until smooth. Heat the remaining milk in a small saucepan on the stovetop or in a 2-cup glass measure in the microwave until steaming hot but not boiling. Stir in the cocoa mixture and vanilla. 

To froth the hot chocolate, whirl a whisk in it by rubbing your hands back and forth. (Alternatively, pour the hot chocolate into a blender, cover with the lid and a kitchen towel and blend until frothy.) Pour it back into the mug and sprinkle with cinnamon.


Nutrition information 

Serving size: 1 serving = 1 cup

Per serving: 220 calories; 3 g fat(2 g sat); 3 g fiber; 42 g carbohydrates; 10 g protein; 14 mcg folate; 12 mg cholesterol; 38 g sugars; 479 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 317 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 109 mg sodium; 477 mg potassium

Nutrition Bonus: Calcium (32% daily value)

Carbohydrate Servings: 3

Exchanges: 2 "other" carbohydrates, 1 reduced-fat milk, 1/2 fat


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