Hot Chocolate Recipe

by katerina on January 1, 2008

How about something to warm your insides? If you are like me and this is your first *real* day back at work in awhile you may be dreaming of your vacation and all those comforting cups of hot chocolate you drank while watching movies and reading books. Sigh. Here is my version of a classic, that I made almost daily the last week.

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Hot Chocolate

(serves 2)

1 tablespoon cocoa, heaping tablespoon
1 tablespoon sugar
a pinch salt
a pinch cayenne
⅛ teaspoon vanilla
2 cups milk
1 shot Brandy
a pinch nutmeg, grated

Over medium low heat whisk together cocoa, sugar, salt, cayenne, vanilla and milk. Bring to a simmer. Put 1/2 shot of brandy in each mug and top with the cocoa. Grate nutmeg on top and serve.


Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time:15 minutes
Calories(approximate per serving): 180



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