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Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell Photo by: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

Hot Chocolate with Ginger

Ginger spices up the traditional snowy-night favorite. Serve it with marshmallows and a dusting of cocoa powder.

Cooking Light DECEMBER 2001

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

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.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 190
  • Calories from fat: 13%
  • Fat: 2.7g
  • Saturated fat: 1.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 9.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 32g
  • Fiber: 0.9g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 179mg
  • Calcium: 275mg
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