While regular hot cocoa is lovely and warming, sometimes something a bit more spirited is in order. Some other tasty additions to hot chocolate: bourbon, creme de menthe, Galliano, creme de cassis, Chambord. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1999

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  • Place brown sugar, cocoa powder, Kahlua (or cognac), vanilla extract and cinnamon in a blender. Heat milk in a saucepan until steaming. Add the hot milk to the blender and blend until frothy.


Nutrition Facts

192 calories; 2.6 g total fat; 1.6 g saturated fat; 9 mg cholesterol; 83 mg sodium. 363 mg potassium; 31.5 g carbohydrates; 2.3 g fiber; 27 g sugar; 7.3 g protein; 361 IU vitamin a iu; 11 mcg folate; 242 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 48 mg magnesium;

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I thought it tasted good and was very easy to make. I prefer a less rich/thick/creamy hot chocolate though so I added a little water. I'm sure I'll be making this more often as it gets colder and colder outside! Read More