From the Archives :: Rich Winter Herbal Hot Cocoa



From Issue 4::WOOD. Recipe by Holly Bellebuono.

Rich Winter Herbal Hot Cocoa
The combination of bitter dandelion root and silky chocolate is enlivening and restorative. This recipe calls for 2 to 3 tablespoons of sugar, which is just enough to take the edge off the natural bitter flavor; try using beet sugar, sucanat, or even molasses. Since you’re using powders here, there is no steeping time required.

Ingredients:
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 tablespoon powdered dandelion root or powdered chicory root
½ teaspoon powdered cinnamon
2 to 3 tablespoons sugar
4 cups boiling water
½ cup heavy cream

Instructions:
Put the cocoa powder, dandelion root, cinnamon, and sugar in a kettle. Pour the boiling water over them and stir well. When blended, add the heavy cream and divide into 2 to 4 mugs.

1 comment

not a kettle. a kettle has a spout and narrow top. a bowl will do as there is no heating, just hot water poured in.

az February 14, 2019

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