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Antioxidant-rich iced chocolate for a healthy heart

January 2021 Print
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Is there anything more decadent than an iced hot chocolate made with real chocolate? Even better, the dark chocolate and spices are full of heart-healthy antioxidants. So you’re doing yourself a favour by enjoying this delicious treat!

Ingredients

  • 4 cups milk of choice
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 200g dark chocolate, chopped (about 7 squares)
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 8 ice cubes

Method

  1. Combine 2 cups of milk, nutmeg and cinnamon in saucepan over medium-low heat until almost boiling.
  2. Add chocolate and stir until fully melted.
  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  4. Add the remaining 2 cups of cold milk.
  5. Whisk until frothy and pour over ice cubes in a tall glass. Sprinkle with cocoa powder or grated chocolate and serve.

Enjoy!  Perfect for a hot Australian summer.

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