Friday, December 12, 2014

Staff Holiday Recipes - Hot Hot Chocolate

Today Grahm brings us a recipe for hot chocolate with a cayenne kick to keep you warm this winter.



1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup hot water
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 cups milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract


1. Stir together sugar, cocoa, cayenne pepper, salt, and water in saucepan.
2. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil.
3. Add milk; stirring constantly, heat to serving temperature. Do Not Boil.
4. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla, and enjoy.


For more seasonal recipes check out one of our holiday cookbooks. The library has a great selection of holiday recipe books that can be found in the nonfiction section both on the main floor and children’s floor. We have a large variety of seasonal reading so also be sure to browse our holiday displays. Happy Holidays!

Recipe: Grahm Underwood, Library Clerk
Posted by: Terry Pierson, Library Clerk