White Hot Chocolate
- Makes: 5 servings
- Start to Finish 15 mins
A cup of this creamy, spicy hot cocoa drink makes coming in out of the cold even more of a treat.
half-and-half or light cream*
vanilla-flavor baking pieces or vanilla-flavor candy coating, chopped
inches stick cinnamon
Slivers of vanilla-flavor candy coating (optional)
Ground cinnamon (optional)
- Combine 1/4 cup of the half-and-half or light cream, vanilla baking pieces or chopped candy coating, stick cinnamon, and nutmeg in a medium saucepan; whisk over low heat until vanilla baking pieces or candy is melted. Remove stick cinnamon.
- Add remaining half-and-half or light cream. Whisk until heated through. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and almond extract. Serve warm in cups or mugs; top with slivers of vanilla-flavor candy coating and sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired. Makes 5 (6-ounce) servings.
- * To reduce fat, you may substitute low-fat milk or evaporated fat-free milk for the half-and-half.
- To create the foamy layer on top, blend some of the hot chocolate mixture in a blender container until frothy, and add to each serving.
(White Hot Chocolate)Servings Per Recipe 5, Fat, total (g) 25, iron (mg) 0, chol. (mg) 62, calcium (mg) 182, sat. fat (g) 16, pro. (g) 6, sodium (mg) 86, carb. (g) 21, cal. (kcal) 335, vit. A (RE) 155, vit. C (mg) 1