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French Hot Chocolate

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  Unsweetened chocolate square 4 Ounce
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Half and half 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), whipped

Combine chocolate and water in a heavy saucepan, stir over low heat until chocolate melts.
Gradually add milk, half-and-half, sugar, salt, mace, and allspice.
Cook over medium heat, stirring with a wire whisk, until mixture is hot.
Stir in vanilla and almond flavorings.
Pour into cups.
Fold nutmeg into whipped cream.
Top each cup with whipped cream.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 423 Calories from Fat 249

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44%

Saturated Fat 17.8 g89%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60.2 mg20.1%

Sodium 191.6 mg8%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.5%

Sugars 31.3 g

Protein 9 g19%

Vitamin A 5.5% Vitamin C 0.54%

Calcium 26.8% Iron 22.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

French Hot Chocolate Recipe