Double Dark Peppermint Hot Chocolate

5

by: Dixie Delights






My version of a healthy hot chocolate with a twist!




ingredients

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serves: 4

1/2 cup Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips

2-3 tbsp cocoa powder

2 cups coconut milk (full fat in the can)

2 cups Cocozia coconut water

3/4 cup coconut palm sugar

1/2 tsp - 1 peppermint extract

pinch of salt

For garnish: Christmasy sprinkles, marshmallows *

Nutrition Facts
Double Dark Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 502

  • Total Fat: 31.3 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 26.6 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.7 mg
  • Sodium: 221.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 57.9 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 5.1 g
  •     Sugars: 49.5 g
  • Protein: 4.6 g
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preparation

1.  Melt the chocolate in a double boiler or in the microwave.

2.  In a medium size sauce pan add all of the ingredients (don't add the garnish ingredients) and let it simmer on medium heat until it gets hot and you're ready for a nice cup!

3.  I used a little bit of honey around the rim of my glass to make the sprinkles and coconut stick. Use whatever you would like!

4.  I thought about this later... If you need a little caffeine boost when making this, add a little coffee to your cup, then top it with the hot chocolate mixture, and garnish as desired! Adding coffee will make this a little less sweet. Note: This is super sweet and chocolatey! Every chocoholic should love it!

Cooks' note:
* (I found some nonGMO/gluten free ones at Whole Foods...and YES, they taste so good!), and toasted shredded coconut, optional

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comments

Kathy M

5

looks great