Hot Shots with Spicy Foam
For a decadent treat, try a shot of this hot chocolate topped with a delightfully spicy cayenne pepper whipped foam.
2 (12-ounce) cans NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk - divided use
1 cup water
1 2/3 cups (10 ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Dark Chocolate Morsels
1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract - divided use
1/2 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon - divided use
1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper - divided use (optional)
- Pour 1/2 cup evaporated milk into medium mixer bowl; place beaters into mixture. Freeze for about 30 minutes or until ice crystals form around edge of bowl.
- Heat remaining evaporated milk, water, morsels, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and a pinch of cayenne pepper in medium saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently, until melted. Do not boil. Set aside.
- Remove chilled evaporated milk from freezer. Beat on high speed for 1 minute or until very frothy. Add remaining vanilla extract, remaining cinnamon and a pinch of cayenne pepper. Continue beating for 3 to 4 minutes or until mixture forms soft peaks.
- Pour hot chocolate into eight 4-ounce demitasse cups and immediately dollop with foam topping.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 260 Calories from Fat: 130 Total Fat: 15 g Saturated Fat: 10 g Cholesterol: 30 mg Sodium: 85 mg Carbohydrates: 25 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 21 g Protein: 7 g
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