As I am sure y'all have notice, Fall seems to have skipped right over those of us in the Queen City. Old man winter has already started to rear it's ugly head.
The last thing I want to do is go trick or treating tonight when it is only supposed to be 40 degrees outside! I would rather go to the store tomorrow and buy every bag of discounted candy they had. But, good luck getting my 8 year old on board with that idea!! So instead, I have to come up with ways to stay warm.
As much as I despise cold weather there has always been something that makes it a little more bearable...Hot Chocolate!!
I called my grandma up to ask her how she used to make us hot chocolate when we were kids. It was always so much better than the powdered box mix! Here is the recipe she gave me. Straight off of one of those little 3x5 index cards.
In a large pan pour in:
6 cups of milk
1 1/2 cups of heavy cream
1 - 14 oz can of sweetened condensed milk
1 - 12 oz pack of chocolate chips
1 teaspoon of vanilla
and just a tiny pinch of salt
stir all the ingredients together until the chocolate chips are melted and everything is warm and creamy!
You could also make this in a crockpot if you needed to keep it warm for a little while.
For tonight, I think I'll add a little splash of peppermint schnapps to help warm me up!!
Let me know if you decide to try this recipe. It would also be perfect for the upcoming nights if you go out to drive around to see the neighborhood Christmas lights!!
Happy Halloween everyone :)
I’m very excited to be bringing Cincinnati Housewives in the city back!
I will be hosting monthly girl’s night out events across the tri-state area, sharing delicious recipes, teaching you all of my tricks on saving money and introducing you to my favorite travel spots. We will get together at a different venue each month to hang out and have a great time!