2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
1 cup 2% milk
4 ounces dark chocolate candy bar, chopped
3 tablespoons sugar
Vanilla rum, optional
Sweetened heavy whipping cream, whipped
1. In a small saucepan, heat heavy whipping cream, milk, chocolate and sugar over medium heat just until mixture comes to a simmer, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir until smooth. If desired, add rum. Pour into 2 mugs; top with sweetened whipped cream.
Each winter in early February my friends and I gather for an outdoor show called Mittenfest. We skip the Bloody Marys and fill our thermoses with these hot cocoas instead.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
YIELD: 2 servings.
1 cup: 653 calories, 49g fat (32g saturated fat), 107mg cholesterol, 79mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (56g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein.