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Chile Hot Chocolate

Chile Hot Chocolate

Ingredients (4)

  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 5 ounces good-quality milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories520
  • Fat34.09g
  • Saturated fat21.12g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs46.11g
  • Fiber2.53g
  • Sugar40.46g
  • Protein8.01g
  • Cholesterol63.16mg
  • Sodium93.66mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (2 servings) Powered by

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The amount of cayenne in this recipe may look like a lot, but the cream and chocolate subdue it, making for a kick of spice and an empty cup. Try it with our easy, homemade Whipped Cream recipe.

What to buy: For this recipe, use high-end chocolate, such as El Rey 41 percent milk chocolate.

Game plan: To make this for a party, quadruple the recipe, use a larger saucepan, keep the hot chocolate warm over very low heat or in a slow cooker, and serve it in shot glasses or demitasse cups.

This recipe was featured as part of our Valentine’s Day Menu.

Instructions

  1. 1Combine milk, cream, and cayenne in a small saucepan over medium heat and cook until simmering, about 4 minutes.
  2. 2Add chocolate and whisk until completely melted and well incorporated, about 2 minutes. Serve immediately.
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