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Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate

Jami Nolen

December 20, 2009

 

Yield

10 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup hot chocolate and 3 marshmallows)

 

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 5½ cups fat-free milk, divided (see preparation below)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 14-ounce can fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 3-inch cinnamon stick (optional)
  • 30 miniature marshmallows

 

Preparation

Place cocoa in a 3-quart electric slow cooker. Gradually add 1 cup fat-free milk, stirring with a whisk until well blended. Add 4½ cups fat-free milk, vanilla, and condensed milk, stirring with a whisk until well blended. Add cinnamon stick, if desired. Cover with lid; cook on low-heat setting 4 to 8 hours. Discard cinnamon stick. Stir well with a whisk before serving. Ladle hot chocolate into mugs; top with marshmallows.

 

Nutritional Information

Calories: 177 (26% from fat)
Fat: 0.5 g (sat 0.2 g, mono 0.0 g, poly 0.0 g)
Protein: 9.1 g
Carbohydrate: 34.5 g
Fiber: 1 g
Cholesterol: 5 mg
Iron: 0.4 mg
Sodium: 115 mg
Calcium: 280 mg

 

 

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