This recipe, when compared to a full sugar, full fat version, has a 40% reduction in calories, a 37% reduction in fat, a 49% reduction in carbohydrates and a 66% reduction in sugars.
2 cups reduced-fat milk
8 packets Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener, Granular
3 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder (preferably Dutch processed)
- Place milk in a small saucepan.
- Mix together Splenda® packets and cocoa powder in a small mixing bowl. Add to milk and stir well using a wire whisk. Simmer 4 to 5 minutes over medium low heat.
Makes 2 (8-ounce) servings.
- For mint flavored hot chocolate, try adding a drop of mint extract to the milk before simmering.
- For mocha hot chocolate, add 2 teaspoons instant coffee to the milk mixture before simmering.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe; 8 ounces): Total Calories 160, Calories from Fat 50, Total Fat 6 g, Saturated Fat 3.5 g, Cholesterol 20 mg, Sodium 130 mg, Total Carbohydrate 20 g, Dietary Fiber 3 g, Sugars 12 g, Protein 10 g.
Exchanges Per Serving: 1 reduced-fat milk, 1/2 starch.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.