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hot cocoa with brown sugar

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Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

Making hot chocolate with brown sugar gives it a warm, caramelized flavor, almost like toasted marshmallows.Source unknown

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Ingredients For hot cocoa with brown sugar

  • 4 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • whipped cream for garnish
  • chocolate shavings for garnish

How To Make hot cocoa with brown sugar

  • 1
    Pour milk into pan and heat to simmer over medium heat. Stir cocoa powder and brown sugar together. A couple teaspoons at a time, stir about 2 tbsp. of the hot milk into the cocoa mixture to make a smooth paste. Add cocoa paste to milk in pan and simmer for 2 minutes; don’t let it boil. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla. Pour into small mugs and add a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkling of chocolate shaving on top of each. Serve at once. Serves 4

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