Virtuously Rich Hot Chocolate

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  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 15 min
  • serves 1 12-oz mug
Virtuously Rich Hot Chocolate

Skim milk powder is the secret ingredient to a thick and creamy hot chocolate, but without the added fat. This recipe is for just 1 mug, so batch up for as many mugs as you need. Courtesy of Anna Olson.

Beverage, Eggs/Dairy, Fall, Low Fat, Quick and Easy


2 tablespoons instant skim milk powder

1 ½ tablespoons good quality cocoa powder (regular or Dutch Process)

1 ½ tablespoons sugar

1 ½ cups 2% milk


1. Stir the skim milk powder, cocoa powder and sugar in a small dish.

2. Whisk in ¼ cup of the cold milk to blend.

3. Pour the remaining milk plus the cocoa mixture to a small pot and slowly bring up to just below a simmer, stirring often. Ladle into a mug and serve.

See more: Beverage, Eggs/Dairy, Fall, Low Fat, Quick and Easy

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