Cinnamon and Spice Hot Cocoa
This cocoa gets extra heat from ancho chile powder, while a touch of cinnamon rounds out the flavor. Serve with marshmallows for traditional and satisfying flourish.
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- Servings: 4
Source: Everyday Food, January/February 2011
- 4 cups skim milk
- 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ancho chile powder
- Coarse salt
- Marshmallows (optional), for serving
In a medium pot, whisk together milk, cocoa powder, sugar, cinnamon, chile powder, and pinch of salt over medium-high until combined. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Pour cocoa into four mugs and serve immediately with marshmallows if desired.