Spooky Black Hot Cocoa

Whisk up a batch of this delightfully spooky hot chocolate, to warm up your favorite halloween witches, ghosts and little goblins too! ~Amy

Spooky Black Hot Cocoa

4 cups milk, whole or 2%
2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
1 tbsp black cocoa
1/3 cup sugar
2 tbsp cornstarch
1 tsp vanilla

*Vanilla Whipped Cream

Purchased marshmallow ghosts

In a large measuring cup or bowl, whisk together 1 cup if the milk and the cornstarch until it dissolves. Set aside.

In a medium sized saucepan, whisk together remaining milk, sugar, and cocoas. Over medium high heat bring to a simmer, stirring constantly to prevent scorching. Using a thin stream, slowly whisk in milk cornstarch mixture. Bring to a low simmer and cook while stirring constantly until thickened. Remove from heat stir in and vanilla. Stir to cool slightly. Pour into cups and serve with a spoonful of cream and garnish with marshmallow ghosts.

Makes 4 servings

Recipe by Amy Richardson

*recipe can be found on http://www.greattastebuds.wordpress.com

Published by amyprichardson

For 12 years a featured contributor gourmet food specialist and recipe innovator, for Utah’s number #1 Lifestyle magazine show, Studio 5, for NBC’s affiliate KSL in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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