1. Heat chocolate and water in 1 1/2-quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth.
2. Stir in sugar and salt. Heat to boiling reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in milk. Heat just until hot (do not boil because skin will form on top).
3. Beat with hand beater until foamy, or stir until smooth. Serve immediately.
NUTRITION FACTS: 1 Serving (about 1 cup) Calories 220 (Calories from Fat 100) Fat 11g (Saturated 7g) Cholesterol 15mg Sodium 150mg Carbohydrate 24g (Dietary Fiber 2g) Protein 8g % DAILY VALUE: Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 22% Iron 6% DIET EXCHANGES: 1 Fruit 1 Skim Milk 1 1/2 Fat
Lighter Hot Chocolate: For 1 gram of fat and 120 calories per serving, substitute 1/3 cup baking cocoa for the chocolate use fat-free (skim) milk. Mix cocoa, sugar and salt in saucepan stir in water. Continue as directed in step 2.
From "Betty Crocker's Complete Cookbook, Everything You Need to Know to Cook Today, 9th Edition." Text Copyright 2000 General Mills, Inc. Used with permission of the publisher, Wiley Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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