Dessert Recipes

Healthy Hot Cocoa

Healthy Hot Cocoa



Healthy Hot Cocoa

Serves: 5


1 quart plus 1 cup Brogueres nonfat milk
2 strips orange zest
1/2 cinnamon stick
1/2 cup Scharfen Berger cocoa powder sifted
1/4 cup sugar
2 squares Scharfen Berger semisweet pure dark chocolate chopped


In a medium saucepan combine 1 quart of milk, orange zest, and cinnamon stick. Cook over moderately high heat until bubbles start to form around the edges. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 30 minutes. Remove the orange zest and cinnamon stick.

Whisk the cocoa powder and sugar into the warm milk. Return to moderate heat, and add the chopped chocolate and remaining cup of milk. Whisk constantly until the cocoa is smooth. Serve immediately.