Frothy Hot Chocolate

Frothy Hot Chocolate

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From: EatingWell Magazine, Holiday Issue 1996

Whipping this otherwise old-fashioned hot chocolate creates the illusion of creaminess. To vary this recipe, substitute 1 tablespoon brandy for the liqueur and omit the cinnamon.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 4½ cups low-fat milk
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup coffee liqueur, such as Kahlua or Tia Maria (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon


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  1. Whisk together ½ cup milk, sugar, coffee liqueur (if using), cocoa, vanilla and cinnamon in a small bowl until a smooth paste forms. Heat the remaining 4 cups milk in a medium saucepan until steaming. Remove from heat and whisk vigorously. Whisk the cocoa mixture into the milk and pour into mugs.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 150 calories; 4 g fat(2 g sat); 1 g fiber; 23 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; 1 mcg folate; 15 mg cholesterol; 20 g sugars; 377 IU vitamin A; 1 mg vitamin C; 197 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 94 mg sodium; 32 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Calcium (20% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate, 1 milk (2%)

Reviews 1

August 07, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
Excellent! Excellent! Excellent! Excellent! Excellent ! Delicious Out of this world.I want to keep this recipe for my family. Thank you very much . From 1 to 10. Deserves 10.
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