True chocolate-lovers will want to use bittersweet chocolate, which carries a more pronounced flavor than semisweet in this warming beverage.

Source: Midwest Living


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a small saucepan combine water and chocolate; cook and stir just until boiling. Remove from heat; stir in liqueur or vanilla. In a small chilled mixing bowl beat cream with an electric mixer on low to medium speed until soft peaks form (tips curl). Top each serving of cocoa with whipped cream; sprinkle with orange peel, if desired. Makes 4 (4-ounce) servings.


Nutrition Facts

214 calories; total fat 14g; saturated fat 9g; cholesterol 20mg; sodium 10mg; carbohydrates 21g; fiber 2g; protein 2g.