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Bittersweet Hot Chocolate

Makes: 12 servings
Serving size: 3/4cup
Prep 5 mins Cook 5 hrs to 6 hrs  (low) or 2.5-3 hours (high)
Bittersweet Hot Chocolate
  • 4  cups  half-and-half or light cream
  • 4  cups  milk
  • 2 3  inch pieces  stick cinnamon
  • 1 12  ounce package  bittersweet chocolate pieces or two 6-ounce packages bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1  tablespoon  vanilla
  •  Marshmallows (optional)

1. In a 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, combine half-and-half, milk, and cinnamon sticks. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2-1/2 to 3 hours.

2. Remove and discard cinnamon sticks. If necessary, skim "skin" from surface; discard. Stir in chocolate pieces; whisk until chocolate is melted and smooth. Stir in vanilla. Serve immediately or keep warm, covered, on warm setting or low-heat setting for up to 2 hours. If desired, float marshmallows on top of individual servings. Makes 12 (3/4-cup) servings.

Nutrition Facts (Bittersweet Hot Chocolate)
  • Servings Per Recipe 12,
  • cal. (kcal) 284,
  • Fat, total (g) 21,
  • chol. (mg) 36,
  • sat. fat (g) 13,
  • carb. (g) 23,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 7,
  • sodium (mg) 68,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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