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Thick & Rich Hot Cocoa

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Rich, creamy and thick enough that you may want to scoop it with a spoon, this European-style drinking chocolate is something different from the usual hot cocoa. Serve it in a demitasse or espresso cup for an elegant treat.



READER'S COMMENT:
"I definitely can't believe its only 98 calories. However, a dash of vanilla extract, cinnamon, or grated orange peel adds some subtle flavor. "
Thick & Rich Hot Cocoa Recipe

Makes: 6 servings, generous 1/3 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups nonfat milk
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch

Preparation

  1. Combine milk, cocoa, sugar and cornstarch in a large saucepan. Cook over medium heat, whisking often, until steaming. Continue to cook, whisking constantly, until it comes to a boil, then remove from the heat.

Nutrition

Per serving: 98 calories; 2 g fat (1 g sat, 1 g mono); 6 mg cholesterol; 19 g carbohydrates; 8 g added sugars; 5 g protein; 2 g fiber; 50 mg sodium; 109 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate



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