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Friday, December 30, 2011
BONUS Steamy Sip #8: Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate
As you know, salted caramel is all the rage now. Salt brings out the flavor and balances the over-sweetness of caramel. Sometimes, though, salt seems to be just in the name. Not in this Steamy Sip. The salt-to-other-stuff ratio is PERFECT. You can taste it, but it's just right. And lots of caramel and chocolate make it the perfect indulgent sip.
4 T dulce de leche
1 1/4 cups milk
2 T unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 tsp coarse salt
Whipped cream, toffee bits and mini chocolate chips, for garnish
In a small pot over medium heat, warm the dulce de leche. Whisk in the milk, cocoa powder, and salt until smooth. Heat until warmed and serve immediately, topped with whipped cream.