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Heavenly Drinking Chocolate

The name says it all—sipping this beverage is like drinking a heavenly blend of dark and milk chocolate. Top off each mug with a dollop of sweetened whipped cream. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    5 cups

Ingredients

  • 4 cups half-and-half cream
  • 2 bars (3-1/2 ounces each) 70% cacao dark chocolate, chopped
  • 2 ounces milk chocolate, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Dash salt
  • Optional: Sweetened whipped cream or marshmallows

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, heat cream over medium heat until bubbles form around sides of pan (do not boil). Remove from the heat; whisk in the chocolates, vanilla, nutmeg and salt until smooth. Return to the heat; cook and stir until heated through. Pour into mugs; top with whipped cream or marshmallows.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 489 calories, 35g fat (23g saturated fat), 105mg cholesterol, 130mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein.

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  • gld2bmom
    Jul 8, 2015

    This creamy chocolate concoction reminds me of cold winter nights spent reading by the fire - very cozy and delicious!