|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 4g||5%|
|Saturated Fat 2g||10%|
|Total Carbohydrate 14g||5%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||4%|
|Total Sugars 3g|
|Vitamin C 2mg||8%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
There is a method to making hot cocoa, believe it or not. The salt may seem like an odd ingredient, but it really helps bring out the flavor of the cocoa. Do not omit it unless you absolutely must.
Recipe reprinted with permission from "The New Doubleday Cookbook."
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 pinch salt
1/3 cup water
2/3 cup milk
Ground cinnamon, optional garnish
Ground nutmeg, optional garnish
Whipped cream, optional garnish
Marshmallows, optional garnish
Mix cocoa, sugar, and salt in a small saucepan. Slowly stir in water.
Heat and stir over moderately low heat until mixture boils, then boil slowly, stirring constantly, 2 minutes.
Add milk and heat to scalding, but do not boil.