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Sweet and Spicy Mocha Hot Chocolate

Sweet and Spicy Mocha Hot Chocolate

Offering up the best of both worlds (chocolate and coffee, sweet and spicy), this hot chocolate is our fave pick me up!

Bite Me Bit

"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt."

-Charles M Schulz


1½ cups milk
3 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp brown sugar
2 tbsp good quality cocoa powder
1 tbsp instant coffee granules
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
1/8 tsp salt

Optional Toppings

Whipped Cream
Mini chocolate chips
Chocolate Syrup
Caramel Syrup


Place all ingredients, except the toppings, in a medium-sized saucepan and cook over medium-low heat, constantly whisking, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until heated through. Pour into two coffee cups or glasses and top with whipped cream, marshmallows, mini chocolate chips, chocolate syrup, and or caramel syrup.

Serves 2

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