Magic Dust: Hot Cocoa

Estimated Time: 20-30 minutes

It's time to add a little magic dust to our book club. Today you are going to make Hot Chocolate like Charles Wallace did for Meg and Mrs. Murry. But, let's make it a little more fun and add a little cayenne pepper for a spicy Mexican Hot Cocoa.

You will need:

  • 2 cups of whole milk
  • 6-8 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • A bit of sugar, nutmeg, vanilla and cayenne pepper
  • Heavy whipping cream
  • Read the recipe below to create your spicy hot cocoa

Kids' Kitchen: An Easy and Tasty Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

A warm fire, a good book and a big mug of spicy hot chocolate are the ingredients for a perfect day. Recently, we finished the touching novel, Esperanza Rising. It's a story about a young Mexican girl who must leave her life of wealth and privilege to come to America.

How was your Hot Chocolate? Next time you can add some caviar like Mrs. Whatsit... then again, maybe not. ;)

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