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Lavender Hot Chocolate

a drink recipe
ingredients
1 CUP milk
2 TBSP cacao powder
1 TSP lavender flower, whole
1 TSP sugar
¼ TSP vanilla extract
1 PINCH salt
Lavender Hot Chocolate
a drink recipe
by Karyn Maier
Karyn Maier is a freelance writer and creator specializing in natural wellness, the botanical arts, and culinary creations that use herbs and spices. She has written for many industry and consumer publications in both new and traditional media, including ePregnancy, Fitness Link, Club Mom, Let's Live, Natural Living Today, Real Woman, The Herb Quarterly, American Fitness, Mother Earth News, Delicious!, Better Nutrition, etc. She is also the author of several books on using herbs, and a contributor to cookbooks. Ms. Maier is frequently interviewed as an expert by national magazines, including Real Simple and Mother Earth Living. She has also been a guest on several radio talk shows such as Gary Null's Natural Living, The Deborah Ray Show and Martha Stewart Living.
a little bit about the recipe
Lavender and chocolate are amazing together! Just be sure to use a light hand when it comes to using the flowers (less is more) so the herb doesn’t dominate your chocolate flavor. Adjust the amount of sugar according to your preference.
COOK | 5 M
TOTAL | 5 M
1 SERVING | 8 oz
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directions
Combine the cacao powder, lavender, sugar, salt, and milk in a small saucepan. Heat over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until cacao and sugar are dissolved. Whisk in the vanilla and serve.
tips
Garnish with whipped cream or marshmallows, if desired.
ingredients in recipe
4.9
whole
A flowering member of the mint family, lavender is widely known for its distinct sweet aroma.
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4.7
high fat (20-22%)
powder
Unsweetened and high in fat this luxury natural cacao powder will yield rich chocolatey flavor in baked goods.
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