2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
3/4 cup cold milk or soda water
- In a large
tall glass mix chocolate syrup with a little milk or soda water.
chopped ice and fill up the glass with milk or soda water.
a little whipped cream on top and garnish with shredded chocolate.
Makes 1 serving.
|Did You Know?
contains alkaloids such as theobromine and phenethylamine, which have
physiological effects on the body. It has been linked to serotonin
levels in the brain. Scientists claim that chocolate, eaten in
moderation, can lower blood pressure. Dark chocolate has recently been
promoted for its health benefits, including a substantial amount of
antioxidants that reduce the formation of free radicals, though the
presence of theobromine renders it toxic to some animals, especially
dogs and cats.
Chocolate has become one of the most popular food types and flavors in
the world. Gifts of chocolate molded into different shapes have become
traditional on certain holidays: chocolate bunnies and eggs are popular
on Easter, chocolate coins on Hanukkah, Santa Claus and other holiday
symbols on Christmas, and hearts on Valentine's Day. Chocolate is also
used in cold and hot beverages, to produce chocolate milk and hot
chocolate. The world's top producer of cacao beans is Africa, where
recent controversy has focused on the use of child labor in cocoa