Tuesday, February 10, 2009

REAL hot chocolate...and a fruity glogg to warm the cockles of your heart...

By way of the Old Farmer's Almanac...yum-yum!

Real Hot Chocolate
Beverages Recipes
Yield: 3 servings
1-1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup light cream
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, plus a pinch to garnish
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
Pinch salt
3 ounces semisweet chocolate, roughly chopped
Whipped cream
Combine ingredients over medium heat until chocolate melts. Serve with whipped cream and garnish with cinnamon.

Nonalcoholic Glogg
Beverages Recipes
Yield: Makes 10 to 12 servings.
1 6-ounce can frozen lemonade concentrate, reconstituted
1 6-ounce can frozen raspberry concentrate, reconstituted
4 cinnamon sticks
1/8 teaspoon cloves
4 cardamom pods
1/4 cup raisins (optional)
3 tablespoons sugar
1 orange, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
Combine all ingredients except for the fruit slices, and heat to steaming. When ready to serve, float citrus slices on top.

1 comment:

Brooke said...

Gotta love the FA.

Glogg? I've always heard it called grogg. A regional dialect? Hmm.