Monday, November 28, 2011

Hot Cocoa to Warm Chilly Hands

New Mexican Hot Chocolate
5 Tbsp powdered, unsweetened cocoa
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
pinch of salt
1/3 cup honey
1/2 cup hot water
4 cups whole milk
1 tsp vanilla

1. Combine the cocoa, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and honey in a saucepan and mix well.  Stir in the hot water.
2. Stir over medium-high heat until it begins to boil.  Turn down heat immediately and simmer and stir for 30 seconds.
3. Add milk and stir constantly over medium heat for 1 to 2 minutes.  Don't let it boil.
4. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.  Use a wire whisk or rotary beater to make it frothy.

From Josefina Just For Fun

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