Prayers of Comfort… with Perfect Hot Chocolate

My emotions are in a knot. Sometimes words cannot adequately express what my heart longs to say. So I pray, and offer up a cup of food comfort with this perfect hot chocolate recipe.

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I’m praying for you Newtown, Connecticut.

The remainder of this post will be silent in respect to the loss of beautiful lives.  May hurting hearts be comforted…even with something as seemingly insignificant as a cup of the perfect hot chocolate.


For life’s little hurts, comfort can sometimes come in a cup…

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Prayers of Comfort... with Perfect Hot Chocolate
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Recipe Category: Beverage
Cuisine: Hot Beverage
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Sometimes life's little comforts come in a cup of the perfect hot chocolate.
  • 16 fluid ounces (2 liquid cups) milk, any variety
  • 4 ounces (1/2 cup) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  1. Heat milk in sized saucepan over medium heat until hot, but not simmering.
  2. Place chocolate chips and peppermint extract into a 4-cup or larger heatproof bowl; pour hot milk over chocolate chips and wait about 2 minutes for chips to soften..
  3. Use a whisk to combine milk and chocolate until smooth and creamy.
  4. Pour into individual serving mugs and garnish with marshmallows, if desired.

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