Hot chocolate made from scratch in the microwave. If your kids can use the microwave, they can make this recipe!

Steph

Recipe Summary

prep:
3 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
2 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
3
Yield:
3 servings
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Ingredients

3
Original recipe yields 3 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Put milk into a microwave-safe container and cook on High in microwave for 2 minutes. Mix in chocolate, sugar, and cinnamon. In a small bowl, whisk an egg until smooth, then mix it into the chocolate mixture.

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  • Return to microwave and cook on High for 3 to 4 minutes or until foamy (be careful not to let it boil.) Whisk until smooth and pour into 3 mugs. Garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon if desired.

Nutrition Facts

256 calories; protein 11.5g 23% DV; carbohydrates 26.7g 9% DV; fat 12.5g 19% DV; cholesterol 81.5mg 27% DV; sodium 123.4mg 5% DV. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (115)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
12/07/2003
Make sure the egg is smooth and whisked by it's self and there will be no chunks. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
12/07/2003
Eggs are wierd inside the cocoa. THere are big chucks of egg, which taste slightly funny. Read More
(199)
142 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 79
  • 4 star values: 38
  • 3 star values: 16
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 5
Rating: 5 stars
12/07/2003
Make sure the egg is smooth and whisked by it's self and there will be no chunks. Read More
(234)
Rating: 5 stars
12/07/2003
I made this right after school just for fun and it was very quick and easy. I also used fat-free milk so it had fewer calories and it was still good. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
12/07/2003
Eggs are wierd inside the cocoa. THere are big chucks of egg, which taste slightly funny. Read More
(199)
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Rating: 5 stars
12/07/2003
I loved this recipe! I added a tablespoon of white chocolate and a little whipping cream! Read More
(127)
Rating: 2 stars
02/16/2005
This was a way over rated recipe. All the hard work of grating the chocolate was enough to turn me off from the begining. It isn t good tasting and it takes a long time to do. If you want hot chocolate get it out of a packet!!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/07/2003
This recipe was GREAT. I tried your way and the other way with a little white choclet and whip cream. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/07/2003
Quick and yummy Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/28/2005
very good but i added about 15 mini marshmallows to make it even better Read More
(96)
Rating: 3 stars
11/30/2005
Good recipe however I made some modifications before I was happy. I got rid of the microwave completely and cooked in a sauce pan. The egg gives it nice texture. To get rid of the egg bits simply pour the completed hot chocolate through a strainer. Also I doubled the chocolate chips. Read More
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