Chocolate: First Lady's Hot Chocolate

posted by BeckyB 12-17-101 8:32 AM

First Lady’s Hot Chocolate

6 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa
6 Tbsp. sugar
pinch of salt
2 1/2 cups milk
2 1/2 cups light cream
1/2 tsp. vanilla
pinch of cinnamon powder (optional)
whipped cream
orange zest

Mix cocoa, sugar and salt. Add milk. Heat to dissolve. Add light cream, vanilla and cinnamon. Heat to just under boiling. Mix very well and pour into warm mugs. Top with whipped cream, cocoa powder and fine orange zest.

Serves 6 to 8.

Courtesy of First Lady Laura Bush, Copyright 2001.

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