Recipe-19-Hot chocolate with Honey and Olive Oil
As the weather turns colder, it's time to start wrapping up in warm blankets and turning on our fireplaces. And of course, it's also the perfect season for enjoying a soothing cup of hot chocolate! But why not take your favorite wintertime beverage up a notch by adding some honey and olive oil? Not only will this delicious combination make your cocoa even more cozy but it also packs many health benefits including better digestion and improved heart health. So put down your traditional hot chocolate mix and try out this tasty twist - you won't be disappointed!
1 ½ cup milk
- ½ cup heavy cream
- 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2/3 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
Heat the milk with the heavy cream, extra virgin olive oil, honey and the vanilla extract in a small, non-stick saucepan.
- Dissolve the cocoa powder into the milk mixture, whisking. Allow simmering for a minute and pour into mugs.
- Serve hot.
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