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.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, Holiday Issue 1996


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Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk together 1/2 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 Facts

149.6 calories; protein 6.4g 13% DV; carbohydrates 22.6g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 1g 4% DV; sugars 20.4g; fat 4g 6% DV; saturated fat 2.4g 12% DV; cholesterol 15mg 5% DV; vitamin a iu 376.9IU 8% DV; vitamin c 0.9mg 2% DV; folate 0.6mcg; calcium 196.5mg 20% DV; iron 0.3mg 2% DV; magnesium 9.5mg 3% DV; potassium 31.9mg 1% DV; sodium 94.4mg 4% DV; thiaminmg.

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