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Hot White Chocolate with Ginger

Photo: Karry Hosford
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Ginger gives this sweet beverage a refreshing bite.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 8 cups fat-free milk
  • 1 cup chopped premium white baking chocolate (about 4 ounces; such as Ghiradelli)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 210
  • caloriesfromfat 21 %
  • fat 5 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • monofat 1.4 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 9.2 g
  • carbohydrate 32.8 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 7 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 139 mg
  • calcium 331 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large saucepan; cook over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves and mixture is golden (about 5 minutes), stirring frequently. Remove from heat; cool slightly.

  2. Add milk and chocolate, stirring with a whisk. Heat over medium-low heat to 180° or until bubbles form around edge of pan, stirring frequently (do not boil). Strain mixture through a sieve into a bowl; discard solids.