Home » Beverages » Hot Beverages » Decadent Lower Fat Hot Chocolate

Decadent Lower Fat Hot Chocolate

Decadent Lower Fat Hot Chocolate

This recipe for decadent lower fat hot chocolate is made with real ingredients and tastes divine. Rich chocolate with a topping of mini marshmallow or whipped cream or both! Enjoy every last warm sip!

What warms you up better than a nice mug of hot chocolate?

I can’t think of anything better to drink on a chilly morning or evening. 

it’s really cold  here in New York today. I just made this for my 3 favorite people: my wonderful family.

They all loved it and I loved making it for them.

No even would suspect that this was lower in calories and fat than an original hot chocolate beverages. 

Make this wonderful decadent treat for your family and I bet it will be a big hit around your house like it is at mine. Enjoy!

 

Decadent Lower Fat Hot Chocolate

Yields: 3 small to medium mugs

Nutrition: calories 145.6, fat 2.8 g

What you’ll need to make your own decadent lower fat hot chocolate?


Ingredients
:

  • 2 heaping tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder (natural works better than Dutch processed in this recipe)
  • 3 tbsp sugar, or use no calorie sugar substitute 
  • 2 1/2 cups skim or 1% milk
  • 1/2 cup fat free half and half,  OR you can use almond milk in place of skim milk and fat free half and half
  • 1/4 cup semi sweet mini chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp cocoa powder for sprinkling on top
  • 2 tbsp. aerosol whipped topping
  •  few mini marshmallows, both optional 

How is this recipe made?


Directions
:

  1. In a heavy saucepan, mix together the sugar and cocoa powder with a wire whisk. If you have a flat wire whisk, this works great for the corners.
  2. Stir in the milk and half and half, or, if you’re using all almond milk. 
  3. Whisk until well blended over medium heat until thoroughly heated. Do not boil, just until you see some hot steam in the pot. 
  4. Take off the heat and stir in the vanilla extract and mini chips until melted.
  5. Pour into small to medium size mugs. Enjoy!

Print recipe below 

Decadent Lower Fat Hot Chocolate

Decadent Lower Fat Hot Chocolate is made with real ingredients and tastes divine. Rich chocolate with a topping of mini marshmallow or whipped cream or both! Enjoy every last sip!
Course Beverage, Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword hot beverage, hot chocolate, hot cocoa
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 mugs
Calories 145 kcal
Author Pam

Ingredients

  • 2 heaping tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder (natural works better than Dutch processed in this recipe)
  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups skim or 1% milk
  • 1/2 cup fat free half and half (a great product to have around)
  • 1/4 cup semi sweet mini chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp cocoa powder for sprinkling on top
  • 2 tbsp aerosol whipped topping
  • mini marshamallows

Instructions

  1. 1.In a heavy saucepan, mix together the sugar and cocoa powder with a wire whisk. If you have a flat wire whisk, this works great for the corners.

    2.Stir in the milk and half and half until blended.

    3.Whisk until well blended over medium heat until thoroughly heated. Do not boil.

    4.Take off the heat and stir in the vanilla extract and mini chips until melted.

    5.Pour into small to medium size mugs and ENJOY! 

Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you’ll try this recipe and enjoy like my family and I do. Please stop by again soon there are so many more recipes to see both sweet and savory.

To collect and save any of your favorite recipes you can pin them on Pinterest.

It’s a great way to save recipes for later on. Don’t forget to scroll up so you can print out today’s recipe. 
Bye for now…

 

Disclosure: You may see links to ingredients or cooking items in the ingredient, instructions, or equipment sections of this post. I’m a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program. I will receive a small percentage of sales generated by these links. However, this in no way increases the price of the items.

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating