Grasshopper Hot Cocoa
You'll enjoy this pleasing hot cocoa, especially with its chocolaty hint of mint.
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup hot water
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
4 cups milk
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup creme de menthe
1/4 cup creme de cacao
Whipped cream for garnish (optional)
Grated semisweet or milk chocolate for garnish (optional)
- Mix cocoa, sugar, water and salt in a saucepan. Over medium heat, stir constantly until mixture boils. Cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
- Stir in the milk and heat, but do not boil. Remove from heat and add the liqueurs; blend well.
- Pour into 4 cups, top with whipped cream and grated chocolate. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.