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Blushing Hot Chocolate

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This take on hot chocolate is decidedly grown up and is the perfect serving size for one. I use a local red wine called “Misbehaving Red” that truly is one of a kind!"
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15 m servings 804
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 hot chocolate)


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  1. Combine 1/2 of the half-and-half and 1/2 of the cream into a saucepan over low heat. Add chopped chocolate to the warmed cream mixture, whisking constantly (to prevent scalding) until chocolate is melted, 2 to 3 minutes. Pour in remaining half-and-half, remaining cream, sugar, vanilla extract, and cinnamon.
  2. Add red wine and allow to bubble for about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and pour into a coffee mug to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 804 calories; 44.8 80 10.1 93 293 Full nutrition

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A nice take on hot chocolate! I planned this for an evening with my grown daughters while on vacation, and we loved it. The red wine is subtle, yet noticeable and delicious. We had no half & h...