Double Decadent Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
Canadians love their double doubles. So treat yourself to our "double double" - double the peanuts, double the chocolate! This sumptuous drink blends the classic peanut butter and chocolate pairing for a heart-warming drink for those young and old to enjoy.
- Prep time: 5 minutes
- Cooking time: 5 minutes
- Makes: 2 servings
|3 tbsp (45 mL) unsweetened cocoa powder|
|3 tbsp (45 mL) granulated sugar|
|2 cups (500 mL) milk or soy milk|
|¼ cup (60 mL) smooth peanut butter|
|2 oz (60 g) bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped|
|1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla|
|lightly sweetened whipped cream|
|4 mini peanut butter cups, coarsely chopped|
|1 tsp (5 mL) coarsely chopped peanuts|
Place cocoa powder and sugar in a medium saucepan. Gradually whisk in milk. Set over medium heat.
Stir in peanut butter and chocolate, stirring until milk is hot, and peanut butter and chocolate have melted, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
Garnish with whipped cream. Sprinkle with peanut butter cups and chopped peanuts, if desired.
Per serving (without optional garnish): 620 calories, 35 g fat (14 g saturated fat, 0.2 g trans fat, 12 g monounsaturated fat, 4 g polyunsaturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 19 g protein, 56 g carbohydrate, 8 g fibre, 40 g sugars, 260 mg sodium.