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Caribbean Cocoa Tea

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This recipe has orinated in St Lucia and is served as a morning beverage there. It is popular in many parts of Carribean and made with many variations.
Ingredients
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 1
  Bay leaf 1
  Cocoa stick 2 Tablespoon, grated
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Vanilla pod 1⁄2
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Sauce thickener 2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Boil water and bay leaf and cinnamon to it. Let it boil for 15 minutes. Now add coca stick and nutmeg. Lower the heat and keep stirring it. Remove vanila from the pod using a sharp knife. Dissolve vanilla in mixture and empty the pod too. Add sugar and sauce thickener. Lower the heat and simmer it for 5 minutes. Then add milk or cream or evaporated milk. Simmer it for 2 minutes and remove strain and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Beverage
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Cocoa, Milk Product
Interest: 
Quick
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
2
All of you tea-lovers, here is a nice alternative, which you are surely going to appreciate. Caribbean cocoa tea is not made with tea, but with cocoa stick. However, it is very much comforting and energizing. You would fall for the delicate flavor of cocoa. Watch the video to learn about the recipe.

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neisha barbie's picture
i luv dis trini style of tea 4rm since a small baby