Silky Raspberry Hot Chocolate

Silky Raspberry Hot Chocolate
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
10 mins
Slow Cook Time:
5 hrs
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cup half-and-half or light cream

  • 4 cup whole milk

  • 1 12 ounce package bittersweet chocolate pieces or 12 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped

  • ½ cup milk chocolate pieces

  • ½ cup raspberry liqueur or raspberry beverage flavoring syrup

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla

  • 1 recipe Chocolate-Hazelnut Cream (optional)

Directions

  1. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine half-and-half and milk. 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. If necessary, skim and discard "skin" from surface. Stir in bittersweet chocolate pieces and milk chocolate pieces. Whisk until chocolate pieces are melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in liqueur and vanilla.

  3. Serve immediately or keep warm, covered, on warm- or low-heat setting for up to 2 hours. If desired, top each serving with Chocolate-Hazelnut Cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

464 Calories
34g Fat
35g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 464
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 44%
Saturated Fat 20g 100%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 83mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 222.1mg 17%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 418mg 9%
Folate, total 8.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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