Under 30 Minutes
Cinnamon and Spice Hot Cocoa
Not only are these cups of cocoa hot, they have additional heat from ancho chile powder. A touch of cinnamon rounds out the flavor. Serve with marshmallows for a finishing touch.
- 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.
SourceEveryday Food, January/February 2011