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Icelandic Cocoa Soup

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Pay homage to Icelandic cuisine and try a new soup at the same time with this recipe
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Just picked this recipe up when I was in Iceland from a cookbook called Cool Dishes. I think kids might really like this recipe, and it's relatively healthy too! A dessert soup might tickle their fancy. The book recommends serving this with crumbled rusks.

-Kumquat the Cat's friend

This recipe is courtesy of Kumquat the Cat's friend via Food.com.

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 Cups water
  • 3 Cups milk
  • 1 Tablespoon potato starch or one tablespoon cornstarch
  • Salt, to taste

Directions

Mix the cocoa powder, sugar, and cinnamon in a saucepan.

Add the water gradually, and stir until smooth.

Bring to boil and simmer for 5 minutes.

Add the milk, reheat to boiling point, and simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Mix the potato starch or cornstarch with a little cold water, stir into soup, and remove from heat.

Salt to taste and serve.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving166
Total Fat7g10%
Sugar19gN/A
Saturated4g19%
Cholesterol18mg6%
Protein7g13%
Carbs23g8%
Vitamin A84µg9%
Vitamin B120.8µg13.7%
Vitamin D2µg1%
Vitamin E0.1mg0.7%
Vitamin K0.8µg0.9%
Calcium219mg22%
Fiber2g7%
Folate (food)10µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)10µg3%
Iron0.7mg3.7%
Magnesium40mg10%
Monounsaturated2gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.3mg1.3%
Phosphorus184mg26%
Polyunsaturated0.4gN/A
Potassium305mg9%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg18.9%
Sodium738mg31%
Sugars, added9gN/A
Zinc1mg6.5%