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Malted Hot Cocoa

Gooseberry Patch
Yield Serves 4
Have some leftover candy from Halloween? Turn them into a sweet garnish atop this Malted Hot Cocoa. Cozy up by the fire and snuggle with a hot mug of this comforting holiday drink.


  • 6 1-oz. sqs. bittersweet baking chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup 1/2 c. boiling water
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons malted milk powder
  • Garnish: whipped topping, crushed malted milk ball candies

How to Make It

  1. Place chocolate in a small bowl; pour boiling water over chocolate. Let stand for 3 minutes. In a small saucepan, combine cream and milk over medium heat; bring to a simmer. Stir in malted milk powder; set aside. Whisk chocolate mixture until smooth; add to milk mixture. Garnish with whipped topping and crushed candies.

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