Spiced Molasses Hot Chocolate Spiced Molasses Hot Chocolate

Spiced Molasses Hot Chocolate Image by: Jodi Pudge Author: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

The holiday-favourite combination of molasses and spices turns classic hot chocolate into a gingerbread-flavoured treat.

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 10 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups milk
  • 85 g good-quality dark chocolate (about 3 oz), chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fancy molasses
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup mini marshmallows (optional)
  • cinnamon sticks (optional)

Method

In saucepan, heat milk over medium heat just until steaming and bubbles form around edge; whisk in chocolate, molasses, ground cinnamon and nutmeg until smooth. Pour into 4 heatproof mugs; top with marshmallows and cinnamon sticks (if using).

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 92 mg
  • Sugars 23 g
  • Protein 7 g
  • Calories 245
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Potassium 532 mg
  • Cholesterol 16 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 28 g

%RDI

  • Iron 14
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 3
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 23
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 12
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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