Brazilian Hot Cocoa Recipe: A Silky Smooth Sip of Chocolate Heaven by 30Seconds Food

Brazilian Hot Cocoa Recipe: A Silky Smooth Sip of Chocolate Heaven

Silky smooth, thick, creamy and full of rich chocolate flavor, Brazilian hot cocoa is one recipe you have got to try this winter and holiday season. The creamy low-sodium concoction is made with cocoa powder, milk, sweetened condensed milk and cornstarch. For more flavor, you can stir in a little vanilla and cinnamon. 

Serve this creamy hot chocolate recipe with a dollop of whipped cream for even more decadence. Sip on this gluten-free Brazilian hot chocolate to warm up in the evenings or serve for dessert with a slice of cake

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Cuisine: Brazilian 
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6


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Recipe Notes

  • You could add some chocolate shavings for a festive look.
  • Try adding some fresh grated nutmeg.
  • Keep this hot chocolate warm in a slow cooker when you have guests over.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Whisk together the milk and cornstarch in a saucepot until smooth and cornstarch has dissolved. Add the cocoa powder and sweetened condensed milk, stirring until smooth. 
  2. Cook over medium heat, whisking, until hot and creamy. Stir in the vanilla and cinnamon, if using. (Do not let the mixture boil.) Pour into four mugs. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 399

Total Fat: 10.4g

Saturated Fat: 6.2g

Cholesterol: 34mg

Sodium: 134mg

Total Carbohydrate: 68.1g

Dietary Fiber: 1.9g

Total Sugars: 36.4g

Protein: 10.3g

Vitamin D: 65mcg

Calcium: 337mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 492mg

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