Cinnamon-Almond Hot Chocolate

From: Makers of LACTAID® Brand Products
Cinnamon-Almond Hot Chocolate

Cinnamon and almond blend perfectly with chocolate in this soothing beverage. Mexican-style sweet chocolate, flavored with sugar, cinnamon, and ground almonds, can also be used to prepare this beverage. Coarsely chop the chocolate and whisk in hot milk until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is frothy.

  • Serves: 6 servings
  • Total Time: 20 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cinnamon stick (6 inches)
  • 4 cups LACTAID® Fat Free Milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Preparation

  1. In a medium saucepan combine the chocolate, stick cinnamon, and LACTAID® Fat Free Milk. Cook and whisk over medium heat until chocolate melts and mixture is heated through.

  2. Remove saucepan from heat. Remove and discard cinnamon stick. Stir vanilla and almond extract into milk mixture. If desired, vigorously whisk mixture or blend with an immersion blender until frothy.

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2/3 cup

Amount Per Serving
 
Calories
130 
Calories from Fat
35 
Total Fat
4g 
Saturated Fat
2.5g 
Cholesterol
< 5mg 
Sodium
85mg 
Total Carbohydrate
18g 
Dietary Fiber
0g 
Sugars
16g 
Protein
7g 
Calcium
210mg 
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