Hot White Chocolate with Ginger

Photo: Karry Hosford
Ginger gives this sweet beverage a refreshing bite.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional 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

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)

Preparation

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.

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.

Note:

December 2002