Hot Chocolate Delight!

Hot Chocolate Delight!

Hot Chocolate Delight!

Is there anything more fun in the wintertime than coming in after an afternoon of fun in the snow and enjoying a cup of hot cocoa?  It is definitely something we look forward to . . . especially if we are hosting family or close friends.  We have a delicious hot chocolate recipe we use that I would like to share.  Offering an assortment of fun additives to your cocoa makes it even more memorable!  You may also want to consider serving the hot chocolate outside.  A Lifetime adjustable-height folding table makes set-up quick and easy whether you are setting it up inside or out.  Most of us don’t have a thermal Airpot dispenser kicking around the house, so a large thermos or a crock-pot set to low will make sure that your cocoa will still stay warm so you won’t have to miss out on that last sled run down the hill. 

Creamy Hot Chocolate  

1 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
4 teaspoons cinnamon
1 gallon chocolate milk
½ pint whipping cream

Mix the brown sugar and cinnamon in a large stockpot.  Add milk.  Use an electric hand mixer to make it frothy.  Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently to serving temperature.  Do not boil.  (The whipping cream is to bring the milk to whole milk.  If it happens to be whole milk, omit cream.)  Also, if you choose to offer an assortment of mix-ins with your hot chocolate, I would consider cutting back or eliminating the cinnamon.

Mix in ideas: whipped cream, crushed peppermint candy, chocolate shavings, crushed toffee bar, flavored creamers, marshmallows, chocolate-dipped marshmallows, candy canes, red hot candies, etc.

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Jason

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Name- Jason

Position at Lifetime Products- Product Marketing Manager for the Sporting Goods category.
 
My favorite products from Lifetime- Our current family favorite is the Big Stuff Hard Roof Play set.  The boys and their cousins LOVE it!  Since our home has the tendency to become a gathering place, we get the most use out of our large array of Lifetime Folding Tables.  We have our eye on the Ace Flyer for Christmas.  I have grand plans for The 60” Lifetime Mammoth Basketball System, I just need to first do a little backyard excavation for the play area. 

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Michael Tefft

12/31/2008 4:36:24 PM

The creamy hot chocolate sound great. Next cold night we have I am going to make some for the family. Thanks for the recipe.

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Jason

1/1/2009 11:43:41 AM

You are welcome.  I hope you have a memorable time!  Have a Happy New Year.

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LINDA

1/15/2009 10:04:57 AM

sounds wonderful going to try it soon.

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Jason

1/15/2009 10:19:38 AM

Thanks.  If you get a chance, please let me know what you thought of it.

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