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Chili-Orange Drinking Chocolate

Featuring flavors like cayenne and chili powder, this chili chocolate drink is a fun twist on the traditional. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor, Culinary
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    5 cups

Ingredients

  • 4 cups half-and-half cream
  • 2 bars (3-1/2 ounces each) 70% cacao dark chocolate, chopped
  • 2 ounces milk chocolate, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, to taste
  • Dash salt
  • Optional: Sweetened whipped cream, additional cayenne pepper and orange peel twist

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, heat cream over medium heat until bubbles form around sides of pan (do not boil). Remove from the heat; whisk in the chocolates, orange zest, spices and salt until smooth. Return to the heat; cook and stir until heated through. Pour into mugs; top with whipped cream and additional cayenne and orange twist if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 487 calories, 35g fat (23g saturated fat), 105mg cholesterol, 133mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein.

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