Rating: 4.5 stars
10 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 1
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  • 4 star values: 1
  • 5 star values: 8

This hot drink pairs nicely with Chocolate-Hazelnut Meringues. For a grown-up twist, spike it with brandy, bourbon, gold rum, or cinnamon schnapps. Make the steamer mixture up to a day ahead, refrigerate, then reheat when ready to serve.

Recipe by Cooking Light December 2009

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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr, Mary Lyn Hill Jenkins

Recipe Summary

Yield:
8 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine the milk and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat; cook until sugar dissolves, stirring frequently. Add cinnamon sticks to milk mixture; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally (do not boil). Remove from heat; let stand 20 minutes. Stir in extracts. Place pan over medium-high heat; cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove and discard cinnamon sticks. Garnish with ground cinnamon and cinnamon sticks, if desired.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

154 calories; fat 2.6g; saturated fat 1.6g; mono fat 0.8g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 8g; carbohydrates 24.3g; fiber 0g; cholesterol 10mg; iron 0.1mg; sodium 123mg; calcium 300mg.
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