Haunting Hot Chocolate
I serve mugs of this quick-to-fix hot cocoa outside when the kids in our neighborhood go trick-or-treating for Halloween. It's a nice change of pace from traditional candy. —Suzanne McKinley Lyons, Georgia
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 1 cup nonfat dry milk powder
- 5 tablespoons sugar
- 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
- 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Dash salt
- 3 cups boiling water
- In a saucepan, combine the milk powder, sugar, cocoa, cinnamon and salt. Add boiling water stir until milk powder is dissolved.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 106 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 133mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat-free milk, 1/2 fruit.
Originally published as Haunting Hot Chocolate in Taste of Home October/November 2001
Nov 22, 2011
This is flavorful and creamy and can be made ahead (dry ingredients only). It would be good for Christmas giving. My children are slurping it down even as I write this! I like that it calls for dry milk instead of non-dairy creamer.