Monday, December 9, 2013

A Festive Holiday Sweets Table Isn't Complete Without Hot Cocoa!

The dessert table is set... Holiday cookies and cakes, maybe an eggnog recipe too. Create the most amazing dessert table by including a Hot Cocoa Bar as part of your family holiday festivities. Enjoy the fun of customizing your warm beverage with your favorite flavors of the season. 

Winter is in the air, Enjoy the crisp cool days with a warm mug of your favorite beverage. Serve the entire family for Christmas or any special gathering you have.

New to Sure Fit, Entertaining Essentials: Cocoa Grande Hot Drink Maker to accommodate a large group of family or friends.

Cocoa, Coffee, Cappuccino, Lattes, Tea, Cider... "Warm You Up" recipes from West Bend - Kitchen Appliances perfectly prepared in the Cocoa Grande Hot Drink Maker.

Pour It ~ Flavor It ~ Top It ~ Stir It
Customize your mug of cocoa by mixing or topping with a few or all of your favorite toppings: 

  • Butterscotch or Chocolate Chips
  • Chocolate shavings
  • Chopped peanuts, hazelnuts, pecans
  • Cinnamon Candies Or Mini M&M’s
  • Nutella
  • Crushed Peppermint candies or peppermint patties
  • Crushed toffee bits or butterfinger
  • Crumbled Graham Crackers or Oreos
  • Chopped Peanut Butter cups
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Marshmallow Creme or Creamy Peanut Butter
  • Sprinkles and Colored Crystals
  • Whipped Cream
  • Reddi Whip – even available in chocolate or vanilla flavors
  • Chocolate Syrup or Caramel Syrup
  • Ice cream in various flavors such as vanilla, mint, caramel
  • Stirring Sticks:
  • Mini straws
  • Cinnamon Stick
  • Candy Cane 
  • Chocolate coated spoons

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix To Make Single Cups Of Cocoa (Perfect For Gift Giving Too)

  • 3 cups non-fat dry milk
  • 1-1/2 cups white chocolate chips
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) confectioners’ sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups (4-1/2 ounces (Dutch processed cocoa)

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  1. Place the dry milk and white chocolate chips into a food processor. Process in the ingredients in the food processor until it becomes a nice powder.
  2. Add the powder to a large bowl and add the remaining ingredients. Whisk together until well blended with no clumps.
  3. Store in an airtight container.
  4. To make hot cocoa, add ⅓ cup of this mixture into 1 cup of hot milk and stir until well combined and the mixture has dissolved.

Recipe Adapted from The Best of America's Test Kitchen 2008

Eat, Drink and Be Merry! New To Sure Fit, Serving Up Some Of Your Favorite Kitchen Essentials So You Can Entertain In Style! Playing hostess just got a lot less stressful. 
image of toppings featured at A Little Loveliness

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