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Hot Cocoa


From EatingWell:  January/February 1998, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

Satisfy your chocolate craving with this quick low-carb hot cocoa.

8 servings, about 1/2 cup each | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes



  1. Place cocoa in a medium saucepan. Gradually whisk in 1 cup milk until smooth. Add cinnamon sticks and bring to a boil, stirring, over medium heat. Whisk in the remaining 3 cups milk, vanilla and almond extracts. Heat, stirring occasionally, until hot. Add Splenda. Remove cinnamon sticks and serve.


Per serving : 57 Calories; 3 g Fat; 2 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 15 mg Cholesterol; 17 g Carbohydrates; 10 g Protein; 2 g Fiber; 132 mg Sodium; 48 mg Potassium

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1/2 fat-free milk, 1/4 fat