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Five-Spice Hot Chocolate

Five-Spice Hot Chocolate

Ingredients (5)

  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 5 ounces good-quality milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Clément Créole Shrubb liqueur
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chinese Five-Spice Powder
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories609
  • Fat34.13g
  • Saturated fat21.15g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs58.59g
  • Fiber2.51g
  • Sugar50.55g
  • Protein8.01g
  • Cholesterol63.16mg
  • Sodium96.01mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (2 servings) Powered by

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The ultimate fusion drink, this hot chocolate pairs up Chinese five-spice powder with an orange-flavored rum from Martinique for a spicy citrus taste that hits the spot.

What to buy:
Clément Créole Shrubb liqueur features a blend of rums flavored with spices and orange. It can be found at specialty liquor stores or online.

Five-spice powder is a Chinese spice mix that livens up anything it touches. It can be found at most major grocery stores or you can make your own.

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

Instructions

  1. 1Combine milk and cream in a small saucepan over medium heat and cook until simmering, about 4 minutes.
  2. 2Add milk chocolate and whisk until completely melted, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk in Clément Créole Shrubb liqueur and five-spice powder until well incorporated. Serve immediately.
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