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Hot Malted Chocolate

 Hot Malted Chocolate
There’s nothing better on a cold day than a steaming mug of rich hot chocolate. Malted milk powder adds a nice touch to this yummy version. —Christy Meinecke, Mansfield, Texas
5 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups 2% milk
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup malted milk powder
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, heat milk over medium heat until bubbles form
  • around sides of pan.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken.
  • Add sugar; beat until soft peaks form.
  • Whisk chocolate chips and milk powder into milk until chocolate is
  • melted. Remove from the heat; whisk in vanilla. Pour into mugs.
  • Spoon whipped cream over the top. Yield: 5 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup with about 1/3 cup whipped cream equals 578 calories, 32 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 181 mg sodium, 63 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 11 g protein.