Fat & Sassy Velvety Vanilla
Hot Chocolate Mix
WARNING ~ you may get fat just reading this recipe.
If you stumbled here looking for a healthy,
slim, or otherwise lite version,
you are in the WRONG place.
There are things that you should/can skimp calories on.
Hot chocolate is not one of them.
Living where it is bone freezing cold many days of the year,
is one of our winter necessities.
My version of an old favorite recipe
(or Liquid Love as I like to call it)
is guaranteed to slap a smile on the most
winter weary of faces,
warm up the most frozen of fingers
and ease cranky children into bed
with a gentle nudge.
I'm not one for doing things fifty-million times,
so big batches are better,
I have experimented with this recipe,
and YES I do realize it calls for
waaaaay more goodies
than it absolutely has to have
but then again,
when it comes to cream, flavor and all around yumminess,
Ok, so enough of my yammering.
Here is the how-to.
Mason Jars, Spaghetti Sauce jars,
Miracle whip jars,
any 'ol jar/container with a lid will do.
If you decide to share
wrap your jar with a ribbon
and spread the love.
Warning, this is as addictive as liquid crack
and sharing is SURE to have someone
knocking on your door in the middle of the night
Don't say I didn't warn you.
Dry milk (25 oz)
1.5 cups powdered sugar
1.5 cups Vanilla powdered coffee creamer
2 cups powdered coffee creamer (unflavored)
2 boxes chocolate pudding mix
1 box vanilla pudding mix
1.5 cups coco powder
It is going to be messy.
You WILL have powdered sugar and coco
in your nose.
Sift your sugar and coco.
Otherwise there will be lumps
pour it all together and then run it
2 cups at a time through the
It should look like this when it is properly
Nestle in a spoon and
you are ready for some
We warm our milk (whole please) in the microwave
until piping hot
add a generous,
piled up as high as you can get it,
honking big scoop full.
Moan with delight.
I add a pinch of cayenne pepper to mine
it warms you right up
inside and out.
At Thanksgiving I add in a tablespoon of
pureed pumpkin per cup and a dash of McCormick pumpkin pie seasoning.
At Christmas time I add a teaspoon of crushed up peppermints per cup.
Honey Pie likes his w a spoon of Vanilla.
Lincoln Log likes his with floating clouds,
you may know them as
On special days
we make it
(I can't even type this with a straight face)
half & half.
And when reeeeeally skinny people
theirs made with
Last but not least
here is a snapshot of
Think liquid oatmeal cookies in a bowl
Or a before bed snack.