Hot Vanilla

Hot Vanilla


"This is a nice alternative to hot chocolate. To make this more healthy, substitute the 2% milk and sugar for skim milk and a no calorie sweetener."


5 m servings 185 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 185 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 4.8 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.7g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 8.1 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 101 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Pour the milk into a microwave-safe mug. Stir together the cinnamon and sugar, then stir into the milk. Mixing the cinnamon into the sugar first will help to keep it from floating on top. Stir in the vanilla. Place mug in the microwave and heat for 1 minute and 40 seconds, or longer for a warmer drink. Stir before drinking.
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  1. 104 Ratings


What a great way to start off the fall season! I love hot chocolate so why not try hot vanilla! I used 1/2 tsp. of cinnamon and added 1/4 tsp. of nutmeg as I love the two paired together. All i...

Delicious, next time I will use half the cinnamon, it's a bit too much!

This was very tasty, even using skim milk and a cheap artificial vanilla extract. I found the texture of the undissolvable cinnamon to be weird, so I would consider using cinnamon candies / cinn...

This recipe was amazing! I love vanilla flavors so when I found this I was very happy. I did however make a couple of small changes. Just as people said prviously cut down on the cinnamon. What ...

Oh wow, sooo good. The perfect comfort drink. Suggestion: if you are using soy milk, add an extra teaspoon of sugar. Changes I made: I only put in 1/2 tsp cinnamon so I could taste the vanil...

This was very nice. This is a great fall drink! I halved the cinnamon, but it all just seemed to float to the top. Next time I will soak a cinnamon stick in it to get the flavor. Try this..a...

As written, cinnamon and vanilla overkill. A sprinkling of cinnamon sugar and a few drops of vanilla, on the other hand, was nice.

it was good but gave me a huge stomach ache from just a few sips..

Mmmm....mmmm....good. I didnt really follow the recipe. I put honey in it for the sweetner, I put a little nutmeg and some pumpkin pie spice in it too. I love the basic idea of this recipe. I ca...