We added marshmallow creme to make this exotic mocha drink especially rich. For an even lighter version, substitute a calorie-free sweetener, such as Splenda, in place of regular granulated sugar.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2008

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Recipe Summary

prep:
4 mins
cook:
7 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
41 mins
Yield:
3 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine milk and cinnamon stick in a medium saucepan over medium heat; bring to a simmer (do not boil). Remove from heat, and cool to room temperature. Discard cinnamon stick.

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  • Combine cocoa, sugar, and coffee granules in a small bowl; stir well. Add cocoa mixture to milk mixture in pan, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Stir in marshmallow creme. Cook mixture over medium heat 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring constantly with a whisk. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 1 minute, stirring vigorously with a whisk to froth mixture. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Pour into mugs.

Source

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

Nutrition Facts

170 calories; fat 2.7g; saturated fat 1.7g; protein 6.9g; carbohydrates 44.6g; cholesterol 7mg; iron 1.1mg; sodium 97mg; calories from fat 14%; fiber 2.4g; calcium 211mg.
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