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Mexican Hot Chocolate

Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Ground cinnamon (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 160
  • caloriesfromfat 15 %
  • fat 2.9 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 0.9 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 7.4 g
  • carbohydrate 30 g
  • fiber 2.5 g
  • cholesterol 7.3 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 94 mg
  • calcium 237 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium saucepan; cook over medium heat 2 minutes or until cocoa dissolves, stirring constantly. Reduce heat, and simmer 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in milk; simmer 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently. Stir in vanilla. Sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired. Serve immediately.