Chocolatey Spiced Hot Chocolate
There is no greater treat than a warm cup of hot cocoa after a long day’s hike or on a cool, rainy day. Of course, you don't need to be hiking to enjoy the feel of a warm mug and the sweet aroma of cocoa. This rich recipe will satisfy chocolate lovers everywhere and it provides just a hint of kick to make you take notice.
· ½ c. semi-sweet chocolate chips or 4 oz dark chocolate bar
· 4 c. water
· 1-1/4 c. Fat-free sweetened condensed milk
· Pinch cayenne pepper
· ¼ tsp cinnamon + cinnamon sticks
Boil the water in a pan and add the chocolate and condensed milk. Stir over a medium heat until all the chocolate has melted. Add the cayenne and cinnamon. Pour into cups, use the cinnamon sticks as stirring sticks.
Serves 8-10 Prep/Cooking Time: 10 minutes