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- 1 cup half-and-half
- 2 cups milk
- 1/2 cup strained fresh orange juice
- 2 slices orange zest, removed with a vegetable peeler (3-inch)
- 6 ounces fine-quality bittersweet chocolate, chopped fine
- grated chocolate (to garnish) (optional)
- 1/3 cup Grand Marnier, to taste
- whipped heavy cream, if desired (to garnish)
- 1In a large saucepan, stir together the half-and-half, the milk, the orange juice, the zest, and a pinch of salt and bring the mixture just to a boil over moderate heat.
- 2In a small heatproof bowl, whisk together the chopped chocolate and about 2/3 cup of the hot milk mixture until the mixture is smooth and whisk the chocolate mixture into the remaining milk mixture.
- 3Simmer the hot chocolate, whisking, for 2 minutes, discard the zest, and stir in the Grand Marnier.
- 4(For frothy hot chocolate, in a blender blend the hot chocolate in batches.) Divide the hot chocolate among heated mugs and garnish each drink with some of the whipped cream and grated chocolate.
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Nutritional Facts for Grand Marnier Hot Chocolate
Serving Size: 1 (170 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 170.6
- Calories from Fat 103
- Total Fat 11.4 g
- Saturated Fat 7.1 g
- Cholesterol 39.4 mg
- Sodium 84.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 11.5 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
- Sugars 2.7 g
- Protein 6.0 g
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