Ginger Spiced Hot Cocoa

Eating Healthy in 2009. Copyright 2005 Ellie Krieger, All Rights Reserved.
TOTAL TIME: 6 min
Prep: 2 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 4 min
 
YIELD: 1 serving
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 8 ounces 1 percent low-fat milk
  • 1/4-inch piece peeled, fresh ginger, sliced into 2 rounds
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon dark chocolate shavings (about 1/8-ounce)
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Directions

In a small saucepan heat the milk and ginger over a medium-low heat until scalding, about 4 minutes. While the milk is warming, put cocoa powder and sugar into a mug. Add the water to the mug and stir until the mixture has the consistency of a paste. Remove the ginger from the warmed milk. Add the chocolate mixture to the milk and whisk until slightly frothy. Pour the hot chocolate into the mug and top with chocolate shavings.
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