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Test Kitchen's Favorite Hot Chocolate

Recipe photo courtesy of Yunhee Kim

Fancy something cold instead? This recipe is also the base for our Rich Frozen Hot Chocolate.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2016
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To make this a spicy Mexican hot chocolate, whisk 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract into milk mixture before heating. Serve each mug with a cinnamon stick for stirring (and aroma).

Cook's Notes

To add more sweetness, swap out the whipped cream for marshmallows.

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  • bevlitwin
    6 JAN, 2018
    The video says to add 2 tsp brown sugar and 1 tsp cocoa powder to 1 1/2 cups milk, but the written recipe says use 4 tsp brown sugar and 2 tsp cocoa powder. Which is correct I wonder? Would be nice if the video recipe matched the written one.

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