Hot Chocolate with Ginger

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Hot Chocolate with GingerRecipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Ginger spices up the traditional snowy-night favorite. Serve it with marshmallows and a dusting of cocoa powder.
4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)


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1/3 cup chopped peeled fresh ginger
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons water
4 cups 1% reduced-fat milk
1/2 cup fat-free chocolate syrup


Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan; cook over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves and is golden (about 5 minutes), stirring frequently. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Stir in milk and syrup; cook over medium-low heat, stirring with a whisk. Heat to 180° or until tiny bubbles form around edge of pan, stirring frequently (do not boil). Strain mixture through a sieve; discard solids.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 190
Caloriesfromfat 13 %
Fat 2.7 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 0.6 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 9.8 g
Carbohydrate 32 g
Fiber 0.9 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 179 mg
Calcium 275 mg