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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
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    5 servings

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 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 578 calories, 32g fat (18g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 181mg sodium, 63g carbohydrate (57g sugars, 1g fiber), 11g protein.

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  • stockm2
    Mar 12, 2016

    This is great with a little tweaking! Definitely cut the sugar by 1/2. It will be plenty sweet. The whipped topping was also too sweet, so I will use my usual recipe for that. The malt flavor could have been stronger for us, so I may double that next time. With all of that being said, I was drawn to this due to the malt powder in it, and it was definitely worth it! Just needed some adjustments for our tastes!

  • idaholisa
    Dec 21, 2010

    Love it and it is really easy to make.....my kids can do it.

  • TerryOttum
    Dec 5, 2010

    Sugar Overload!!I will make this again, but will definitely cut back on both the chocolate chips and the sugar.