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Twists on Hot Chocolate

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes • Serves: 1

1 cup whole milk
1 cinnamon stick
1 pinch ground cayenne pepper plus additional for garnish
1/3cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels
Whipped cream and ground cinnamon for garnish

1.In small saucepan, heat milk, cinnamon stick and cayenne to a simmer over medium heat; remove from heat. Whisk in chocolate until melted; remove cinnamon stick.

2.Pour hot chocolate into a mug; top with whipped cream and dust with cinnamon and cayenne.


Approximate nutritional values per serving:
418 Calories, 25g Fat (14g Saturated), 24g Cholesterol,
111g Sodium, 48g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber, 42g Sugars, 10g Protein

Chai Hot Chocolate

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes • Serves: 1

1 cup whole milk
1/4cup chopped bittersweet chocolate
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
1/4teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8teaspoon ground cardamom
1 pinch ground black pepper
Ground cinnamon for garnish

1.In small saucepan, heat milk, chocolate, sugar, vanilla, cardamom and pepper over medium heat until chocolate melts, whisking frequently.

2.Pour hot chocolate into a mug; dust with cinnamon.


Approximate nutritional values per serving:
525 Calories, 28g Fat (17g Saturated), 24g Cholesterol,
109g Sodium, 50g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 45g Sugars, 12g Protein

Minty Hot Chocolate

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes • Serves: 1

1 cup whole milk
2 tablespoons chocolate hazelnut spread plus additional melted for garnish (optional)
2 tablespoons peppermint schnapps
Whipped cream and ground cinnamon for garnish (optional)

1.In small saucepan, heat milk to a simmer over medium heat; reduce heat to low. Whisk in hazelnut spread until melted and smooth; remove from heat and stir in schnapps.

2.Pour into a mug; top with whipped cream and drizzle with melted chocolate-hazelnut spread, if desired.


Approximate nutritional values per serving:
433 Calories, 20g Fat (9g Saturated), 24g Cholesterol,
120g Sodium, 41g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 32g Sugars,10g Protein