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Rich Spiced Hot Chocolate

Rated as 2.5 out of 5 Stars

"An excellent recipe for a cool nights. A festive drink for the holidays after caroling. Use flavors like peppermint extract and garnish with candy cane for festive Christmas holiday. It's also very good with Baileys® Irish cream and mint. Garnish with some mint leaves on top of the whipped cream. Can be cook in a slow cooker as well. Top with whipped cream, caramel, and chocolate chips."
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15 m servings 414
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Whisk sugar, cocoa powder, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and salt together in a small bowl.
  2. Bring milk to a boil in a saucepan, whisking constantly. Whisk in cocoa mixture until dissolved, reduce heat to low, and simmer until flavors combine, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract.
  3. Stir cream into hot chocolate and pour into mugs.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 414 calories; 20 52.5 10.1 65 150 Full nutrition

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The title says it all, almost. It's rich and spicy....but it left out creamy and smooth. Yum! This is a great combo of texture and flavour. It is hard to believe you can say so much about hot ch...

It IS rich and creamy, but the cinnamon and cayenne overpower it.