Saturday, February 2, 2013

Rum Truffle Mocha Hot Drink (Skinny Style)

This really is the perfect hot drink for these VERY cold days we're having in New York! I made this last night and it was just what I needed...a warm, chocolaty, boozy, beverage to take the chill off!
This recipe is from a talented blogger named Anna
from the 'Crunchy Creamy Sweet' website.
 In her recipe, she explains how to easily make frothy milk with just a glass jar and a microwave...and some milk, of course!

Rum Truffle Mocha Hot Drink (Skinny Style)
Rum Truffle Mocha Hot Drink

4 Tbls. semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 Tbls. rum
1 1/2 cups hot freshly brewed coffee
4 packets artificial sweetener or regular sugar
1/2 cup skim milk or low fat milk
Finely chopped chocolate - for garnish, optional
In a glass measuring cup melt 4 tbls. chocolate chips in the microwave according to package directions. Then add in a splash of the hot brewed coffee and whisk until smooth. Whisk in more hot coffee if needed. Add the sweetener and whisk again. Pour into 2 mugs and add 1 tbls. of rum to each mug. Then add the remaining hot coffee.
Now make the hot frothy milk by pouring about 1/2 cup milk into a glass jar with a lid. Shake the jar vigorously to create foam. Remove lid and microwave on high for 20 seconds. Do this a few times until you see the foam float to the top. Spoon a little of this hot frothy milk on top of each hot mocha. Garnish the top of each with some finely chopped chocolate. Sip and Enjoy!
Make 2 Servings

Original recipe from the Crunchy Creamy Sweet website.
This post belongs to My Recipe Journey


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