With winter drawing to a close, we might as well slurp up all the hot chocolate we can before pina colada season arrives.
Carnation makes it easier to achieve maximum chocolate consumption with its new Double Chocolate Meltdown mix, which produces a deep, rich, not overly sweet cup of cocoa.
And when those coladas come around, make mine a double, too.
Carnation Double Chocolate Meltdown Hot Cocoa Mix
Price: $2.39 for 8 (1-cup) servings.
Nutrition: 150 calories (20 percent fat calories); 170 milligrams sodium per serving.
Comments: “Not your everyday hot chocolate! Less sweet, unique.” - Karen Buck
“Rich. Lots of chocolate, more of a dark than a milk chocolate. Very good for a powdered mix; not too sweet.” - Madilyn Hutchison Foco
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