Yes! You read that right: HEALTHY Cinnamon Hot Chocolate. What is there not to love about this delicious drink that also serves as a healthy snack?
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Healthy Cinnamon Hot Chocolate

A Healthy Cinnamon Hot Chocolate topped with a rich cream almond crumbs and cinnamon.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cinnamon, healthy, hot chocolate
Servings: 1
Calories: 1936kcal
Author: Lorena

Ingredients

for the whip cream

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream 35%
  • 1/2 tbsp maple syrup

for the hot chocolate

  • 1.5 cups milk of choice
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cacao preferably dutch-processed
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

topping

  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  • Whip cream either with an electric hand mixer or stand mixer or even by hand until stiff peaks form. Then add maple syrup and stir well. Set aside.
  • Bring milk to the boil over medium-low heat stirring often in order to avoid from burning to the bottom.
  • Once the first bubbles appear, immediately remove from heat, add cacao and cinnamon and whisk until no lumps are left.
  • Pour chocolate milk into a large cup, add cream either with a spoon or a piping bag.
  • sprinkle crumbled up sliced almonds and some cinnamon on top an enjoy right away.

Nutrition

Calories: 1936kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 174g | Saturated Fat: 69g | Cholesterol: 362mg | Sodium: 250mg | Potassium: 1669mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 81.8% | Vitamin C: 1.7% | Calcium: 95.7% | Iron: 29.6%