Barcelona Hot Chocolate


Barcelona Hot Chocolate


Quantity Ingredients
2/3 cup boiling water
2 ounces good-quality dark or bittersweet (60 to 70 percent cocoa) chocolate, finely chopped
1 1/3 cup low-fat milk
1 cup brewed espresso or strong coffee
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 piece orange rind strip
1/4 cup frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed
Cocoa powder (optional)


Combine 2/3 cup boiling water and chopped chocolate in a medium saucepan, stirring until chocolate melts. Add milk and next 4 ingredients (through rind); cook over medium-low heat, stirring with a whisk. Heat 5 minutes or until tiny bubbles form around edge of pan, stirring frequently (do not boil). Discard rind. Pour 1 cup mixture into each of 4 mugs. Spoon 1 tablespoon whipped topping over each serving. Dust with cocoa powder, if desired.

Yield: 4 servings

CALORIES 177 (27% from fat); FAT 5.4g (sat 3.1g,mono 1.7g,poly 0.1g); IRON 1.4mg; CHOLESTEROL 3mg; CALCIUM 126mg; CARBOHYDRATE 32g; SODIUM 62mg; PROTEIN 4.4g; FIBER 1.9g