Spicy Hot Chocolate
Spicy Hot Chocolate

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This Recipe

  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Serves: 15
  • Start to Finish: Less than 2 hours
  • Prep: 45 minutes
  • Cook: 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving:
Total Calories: 413kcal (21%)
  • 59mg (2%) Sodium
  • 54g Carbs
  • 5g Fiber
  • 23g (35%) Fat
  • 13g (67%) Saturated Fat
  • 45g Sugars
  • 7g Protein
  • 176mg (18%) Calcium
  • 3mg (18%) Iron
413kcal (21%)59mg (2%)54g5g23g (35%)45g7g13g (67%)
Butternut squash gives this hot drink its creamy texture.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 pound butternut squash (about 2 cups cubed)
  • Cooking spray
  • 7 cups nonfat milk
  • 8 7/10 ounces Mexican or semisweet dark chocolate
  • 30 1/2 ounce semisweet chocolate
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
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Directions:

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Peel squash and cut it into 1-inch cubes. Arrange squash on a baking sheet in a single layer and spray lightly with cooking spray. Bake for 30 minutes, or until tender.

2. In a blender, puree squash with three cups of milk until smooth. Stir remaining ingredients in a large saucepan over low heat, until chocolate is melted.

3. Add pureed squash mixture to pan and continue stirring until it's heated (do not boil). Strain mixture through a coarse sieve and serve.

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