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Chocolate drink

Ingredients

100 g dark chocolate
2 teaspoon instant coffee powder
4 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
700 ml soy milk
50 g whipped cream
4 cinnamon sticks

Servings: 4



Recipe directions

In a saucepan, add the soymilk, salt and sugar. Bring to boiling point. Remove from heat and add the chocolate, cinnamon powder and coffee powder. Stir until the chocolate is dissolved.
Pour the hot chocolate drink in glasses and garnish with the whipped cream. Put one cinnamon stick and a bit of grated chocolate on each heap of whipped cream.
Serve the chocolate drink immediately.

Chocolate

Everybody likes chocolate because of its melt-in-the-mouth consistency. Some people even crave chocolate as it contains some chemicals, such as anandamide and phenylethylamine, which creates a soothing effect on the brain. Eating chocolate releases endorphins, which act as pain reliever, in our brain. Chocolate does not cause acne.
Chocolate contains large amounts of antioxidant polyphenols, which help to prevent oxidative damage to our cells heart disease. Chocolate contains antibacterial compounds and can help to prevent tooth decay.
These are some levels of nutrients in 100 g dark chocolate: 5.3 g protein, 14.9 g fibre, 397 mg potassium, 63 mg calcium and 3.2 mg iron. Chocolate also contains some vitamins.

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