Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate
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Get cozy with a mug of this rich red velvet-tinted hot chocolate. Serve with a decadent dollop of homemade vanilla whipped cream, if desired.Recipe courtesy of McCormick. 
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Red Velvet Hot Chocolate
Total time: 10 minutes
  • 4 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 10 ounce semi-sweet baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 2 teaspoon mccormick red food color
  • 1 teaspoon mccormick all natural pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon mccormick all natural pure vanilla extract
  1. For the hot chocolate, place milk and granulated sugar in medium saucepan.
  2. Bring to simmer on medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir in chocolate with wire whisk until melted.
  5. Stir in food color and vanilla.
  6. Pour into serving cups.
  7. Serve with marshmallows and vanilla whipped cream, if desired.
  8. For the vanilla whipped cream, beat heavy cream, powdered sugar and vanilla in medium bowl with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form.