chocolate is spiced up with a touch of cayenne pepper and grated
Mexican Hot Chocolate
Cayenne Pepper and Orange Zest
- 1/4 cup water
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
5 1/2 cups skim milk
2 cinnamon sticks
1/8 teaspoon salt
- Whisk water, cocoa powder and SPLENDA®
Granulated Sweetener in a saucepan. Slowly bring to a simmer
over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook until mixture thickens
and resembles a syrup.
- Mix in remaining ingredients and heat.
Do not boil. Serve hot.
Makes 6 (8-ounce) servings.
Nutrition Info Per Serving (1/6 of recipe):
Calories 110 | Calories from Fat 10 | Fat 1.0g (sat 0.5g) | Cholesterol
5mg | Sodium 170mg | Carbohydrates 16g | Fiber 3g | Sugars 12g
| Protein 9g
Note: Contest submission by: Geraldo Avalos
from Irvine, CA.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda,
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is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this
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