Orange Cocoa

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Suzie
Recipe by littleturtle

Wonderful warm drink for cold weather.

Top Review by Debber

Nice breakfast warm-up drinkee for the first day back to school after CHRISTmas vacation. I liked the whisper of orange flavor from the rind (I only used about 1/4 tsp), but my kids didn't care for it at all, so I think next time I'd use some orange flavoring instead. DD added that she thought the cocoa left a "chalky" feeling in her mouth. Hmmm. I thought it was perfectly flavored other than needing a bit more sweetness to jump-start my day. Made for *Comfort Cafe* Snow Queen version, 2010.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 13 cup sugar
  • 13 cup cocoa
  • 1 12 cups water
  • 4 12 cups milk
  • 2 -3 tablespoons orange rind, finely grated
  • 14 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, stir together the cocoa and sugar; add water.
  2. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  3. Allow to boil for two minutes, still stirring.
  4. Add milk and orange peel and heat to serving temperature (Do NOT boil).
  5. Add vanilla and serve.

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