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Dark Chocolate Hot Cocoa

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"I was messing around in my kitchen one day and was craving hot cocoa. Since I only had dark chocolate on hand, I used that, and for a festive touch added cinnamon. Pour into a mug and top with whipped cream or marshmallows, if desired. Serve hot."
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15 m servings 493
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cup)


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  1. Heat milk in a saucepan over medium heat until just before boiling, 3 to 4 minutes. Add brown sugar and stir until dissolved, about 1 minute. Stir dark chocolate into milk until melted, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat and stir cream and cinnamon into milk mixture.


  • For creamier cocoa, use more heavy cream. I also like to put whipped cream at the bottom of the mug and pour the cocoa over it.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 493 calories; 28.2 57 11 45 120 Full nutrition

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Where has this recipe been all my life? I would give this 10 stars if I could. The taste is rich and creamy and tastes like all the good things in life in a mug. I used coconut cream and heavy c...

Perfect. Added a tablespoon of flour for that Haitian touch.

Great cocoa! Tasted amazing with the touch of cinnamon!!

Very awesome! Made one exactly as written (but using 1%-thats what we drink) it was super tasty and rich. The second mug I again used 1% with a teaspoon of honey instead of brown sugar. They w...

Rich rich rich. I melted my chocolate in a double boiler. Actually it was a glass bowl over a pan of boiling water. I warmed my milk in a pan with sugar & cinnamon on other burner. Then added it...