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5 Great Hot Chocolate Recipes


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Mocha Hot Chocolate
Add some coffee for a caffeine kick.
Add some coffee for a caffeine kick.
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What's commonly known as mocha is simply the tasty goodness of the combination of coffee and hot chocolate. If you're in a coffee house, your mocha will likely be made with a bold shot of espresso, but mochas can also be made simply by replacing some of the milk in a traditional hot chocolate recipe with already brewed coffee. This drink is not only a delicious hot beverage, but can also be enjoyed in the summertime over ice.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup brewed coffee
  • 1/2 oz semi-sweet chocolate
  • Whipped cream

Directions:

  • Chop chocolate into small pieces.
  • Combine milk, coffee and chocolate in a saucepan over medium heat, and stir consistently until it comes to a foamy boil.
  • Take off of the heat and whip with a whisk.
  • Pour into mugs and garnish with a spoonful of whipped cream. You can also substitute a handful of marshmallows.

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