Calories

160

Protein

6g

Carbs

19g

Fat

7g

I love the flavor of amaretto—especially when it’s paired with chocolate. But alcohol is full of empty calories, and at 7 calories per gram, I skip it and save on the calories. So in this hot chocolate, we skipped the actual amaretto and added almond extract instead to get a similar flavor with far less calories. This hot chocolate is simple, but oh, so yummy! Feel free to change the chocolate to dark, if you prefer.

Amaretto Hot Chocolate

Prep Time

5 min

Cook Time

5 min

Total Time

10 min

Recipe Type: Beverage

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Makes 4 servings

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 5 min

 

Serving size: ½ cup
Makes: 4 servings

 

Ingredients

2 cups 1% milk
80 grams milk chocolate
¼–½ teaspoon almond extract, depending on your preference

 

Directions

  1. Heat the milk in a small pot over medium heat.
  2. Add in chocolate and almond extract and stir until chocolate is melted and milk is warmed to your desired temperature.
  3. If you’d like, you can also simply heat the milk in the microwave for about 1 minute, add the remaining ingredients, then stir until the chocolate is melted.
  4. Enjoy!

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO PER SERVING
Calories 160 (70 from fat)
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 85mg
Carbohydrate 19g (1g dietary fiber, 18g sugar)
Protein 6g

 

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