Mexican Hot Chocolate

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)

Preparation

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.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories per serving: 160
  • Caloriesfromfat per serving: 15%
  • Fat per serving: 2.9g
  • Saturated fat per serving: 1.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.1g
  • Protein per serving: 7.4g
  • Carbohydrate per serving: 30g
  • Fiber per serving: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol per serving: 7.3mg
  • Iron per serving: 1.1mg
  • Sodium per serving: 94mg
  • Calcium per serving: 237mg