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Merry Berry Hot Chocolate

Submitted by: | Source: Lisa Speer (pbcook)

2012-12-07 Other
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Warm and luscious, this raspberry-flavored hot chocolate is a fabulous holiday treat!

  • Servings: 2
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

½ cup Cold Heavy Cream
¼ cup Confectioner's Sugar, sifted
3 oz Plus 1/2 Teaspoon Framboise or Other Raspberry Liqueur, divided use
¼ tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
12 oz Very Warm Prepared Hot Chocolate
Sparkling Red Sanding Sugar, as needed
2 Small Fresh Mint Leaves, for garnish
2 Fresh Raspberries, for garnish

Directions:

Combine heavy cream, confectioner's sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of framboise, and vanilla extract in a medium to large chilled bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form.

Divide hot chocolate and remaining framboise between 2 mugs; stir gently. Top each with a large dollop of whipped cream; sprinkle whipped cream lightly with sanding sugar. Center 1 mint leaf and 1 raspberry over each; serve immediately. (Cover and refrigerate any remaining whipped cream)

Helpful Tips:

Cook time estimate above does not include time to heat hot chocolate by desired method.