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Chocolate Cappuccino

Skip the line at the coffee house and make this warm-up coffee drink all year round. The optional chocolate shavings make for a festive and fun presentation.

Cooking Light JANUARY 2010

  • Yield: 8 servings


  • 1 cup chocolate liqueur
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 cups hot brewed espresso
  • 1 1/2 cups scalded whole milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Chocolate shavings (optional)


1. Combine liqueur and syrup in a microwave-safe dish; heat on HIGH for 30 seconds. Divide liqueur mixture among 8 mugs; add 1/4 cup espresso to each. Froth milk; pour about 1/4 cup milk into each mug. Top with ground cinnamon; garnish with chocolate shavings, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 146
  • Fat: 1.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 1.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 18.9g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Sodium: 29mg
  • Calcium: 57mg

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