Hot milk… there’s got to be a better name for this. Blech. This is so not just hot milk. It’s wrap-yourself-up-in-a-blanket-on-the-couch-and-stare-at-the-christmas-tree [milk]. It’s not cocoa; it’s not cider. But they got together and had a love child, this would be it. If anyone has a more succinct way of expressing that, I’m all ears. Leave it in the comments. For now though, I’m keeping it short and sweet. I’ve got to go cozy up and enjoy my Christmas-in-a-mug [milk].
Vanilla, Cinnamon & Nutmeg Spiced Hot Milk
1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1/2 tbsp honey
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp vanilla extract or powder
1/4 tsp nutmeg
dash of ground ginger (optional)
dash of ground clove (optional)
In a small sauce pan, add 1 cup of almond milk. Then add the honey and spices and whisk. Continue to heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally until the milk begins bubble. Pour into mug, get comfortable and enjoy.
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