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Homemade Spiced Hot Chocolate RecipeHomemade Spiced Hot Chocolate

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Spiced Hot Chocolate Recipe

Making your own hot chocolate takes only minutes and allows you to reduce the sugar and artificial sweeteners found in store-bought mixes. This recipe uses milk to add protein and honey for natural sweetness.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
136
Calories
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1.2g
2%Saturated Fat 0.3g
Trans Fat 0g
2%
Cholesterol 5mg
5%
Sodium 108mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate 26.9g
15%
Dietary Fiber 4.2g
Sugars 20.6g
Protein 9.3g
Vitamin C 0%Vitamin A 10%
Iron 11%Calcium 23%
*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Yield: 1 serving

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup non-fat milk
  • 1 ½ tsp honey
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • Pinch of chili powder

Directions

  1. Place the cocoa in a small saucepan. Whisk in 2 tablespoons of the milk until mostly smooth. Continue to add the milk 2 to 3 tablespoons at a time as you whisk. Once half of the milk has been added, turn the heat to medium. Finish whisking in the milk as the hot chocolate begins to warm.
  2. Add the honey and continue whisking until the hot chocolate is warmed through, about 5 minutes. Turn off the heat and whisk in the cinnamon, nutmeg and chili powder. Pour into a mug and serve.
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