New Mexican Hot Chocolate

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New Mexican Hot ChocolateRecipe
Photography: Karry Hosford
"This is a wonderful treat on a cold winter morning and can be soothing at night in front of a warm fireplace." -TM
8 servings (serving size: about 2/3 cup)


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1/2 cup water
1/3 cup honey
5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Combine first 6 ingredients in a large, heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk and extract, stirring constantly with a whisk. Heat to 180° or until tiny bubbles form around edge, stirring with a whisk (do not boil).

Created date

November 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 117
Caloriesfromfat 23 %
Fat 3 g
Satfat 1.8 g
Monofat 0.2 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 4.8 g
Carbohydrate 19.9 g
Fiber 1.2 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 137 mg
Calcium 132 mg