Friday, December 25, 2009

Christmas Hot Chocolate


Wish you a Merry Christmas everyone!

And I have a special Christmas drink as well. Chocolate drinks are a favorite of mine, hot or cold. But during Christmas this one drink is especially favored. I have been making it for a few years now, mainly the difference being the chocolate type. I make this one on a stove top but it can just as easily be made in the microwave as individual servings. The proportion below makes 2 servings.

Ingredients:

2 1/4 cups whole milk
2 tablespoons cream (optional)
1 heaping spoon unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tablespoons sugar
1 stick cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon coffee (optional)

Boil milk in a pot with the cinnamon. Bring it to a boil and add the cocoa powder, coffee and sugar. Stir till the sugar is dissolved. Then add the cream and the vanilla and simmer for a minute. Remove the cinnamon stick and serve hot.

2 comments:

Priya said...

Fantastic hot chocolate, would love to finish rite now...Happy holidays!

Usha said...

The hot chocolate looks inviting and perfect! I love anything with chocolate in it :-) First time here you have a lovely space !

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