Beverages: Non Dairy-Based Drinks: Chocolate Almond Coffee

Instead of your next mocha, try an alternative. This Recipe Makeover combines coffee with a touch of cocoa and the exotic flavor of almond.
Per serving: 19 calories, 1g fat, 0 cholesterol, and 0 sugars.
Saves: 169 calories, 12g fat, 44mg cholesterol, and 14g sugars!

Author: Merisant/Equal® - www.equal.com
Date: January 03, 2013

Serves: 1 person(s)
Yield: 1 x 1-cup serving

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins
Extra Time: 3 mins (for pre-brewing coffee)

Ingredients:

    Chocolate Almond Coffee slims the traditional Coffee Mocha's calories, fat and added sugars by eliminating the whole milk, whipped cream and sugar, and replacing them with lighter ingredients.
  Recipe Makeover

    1 cup strongly brewed hot coffee
    1 Tbsp Equal® Spoonful *
    2 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
    1/4 tsp almond extract

  Traditional Recipe

    1 cup hot brewed coffee
    1 Tbsp cocoa powder, unsweetened
    1 Tbsp sugar
    2 Tbsp whole milk
    1/4 cup whipped heavy cream

Directions:

    Combine all ingredients in beverage mug until blended.

Variations:

    1) For a Cappuccino effect, top with froth.
    2) For a Coffee Mocha effect, top with light whipped cream.
    3) For a non-dairy topping, top with Cashew Cream or Ricotta Cream (see recipe links).

    * If desired, Equal® Spoonful can be replaced by either 1-1/2 packets Equal®, or, 1 tablespoon granulated or brown sugar.

    Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

MakeoverTraditional
Calories:19 cals188 cals
Kilojoules:80 kJ787 kJ
Fat1.0 g13.0 g
Carbohydrates3.0 g19.0 g
Protein1.0 g2.6 g
Cholesterol0.0 mg44.0 mg
Sodium5 mg25 mg
Saturated Fat0.0 g8.0 g
Fiber0.0 g1.8 g
Calcium5.0 mg60.0 mg
Total Sugars0.0 g14.0 g

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