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Quick N' Easy Cinnamon-Orange Hot Chocolate

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“An easy, tasty way to jazz up store bought hot coco mix, or use a homemade mix if you have it. Very fast to make and easy to adapt for one, two or a whole party, and to garnish up for a party or down for a night at home. Also a snap to switch out ingredients to taste.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together the cinnamon and cayenne pepper (you can grind the powder down further with a mortar and pestle so the pepper will dissolve more smoothly, if desired).
  2. Empty both packets of instant hot chocolate mix into a mug, and add the cinnamon mixture.
  3. If using an orange, cut, juice, and strain out seeds and pulp.
  4. Add the orange juice and hot water to the powder mixture, and stir until the powder is thoroughly dissolved.
  5. Garnish with mini-marshmallows, whipped cream, cinnamon sticks, etc.

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