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Salted Caramel Mocha ….need I say more? (Snowed in Saturday Night Drink)

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This is my favorite way to drink a hot cocoa

there simply is nothing better.

Of course I stole the idea from starbucks

in the hey days of Tastebuds…

this was a best seller

and every saturday night…

I would make literally 100′s of them.

I miss those days behind the counter….

But tonight after a day of being snowed in

stuck inside playing endless rounds of “doll” & “kitchen”

as I tried to read a new book in-between eating my  ”chicken with eggs” & feeding my “baby”

all I crave is a quiet Saturday night

catching up on all the writing that I have pushed off last week…

curled up in front of my computer …

with a Huge cup of this Salted Carmel Mocha with extra extra whip!

The other day I found this at target….

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it is good – but not as good as my recipe LOL

Here is to a Productive Saturday Night!

Sarah

Salted Caramel Mocha

2-oz hot espresso
2 tbsp cocoa powder
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp caramel sauce
8-oz hot milk
additional caramel sauce and loads of fresh whip cream, for topping
coarse sea salt, for topping

In a large mug, whisk together espresso, cocoa powder, sugar and caramel sauce until all of the sugar has dissolved. Top with steamed milk.
Add heaping mound of whip cream to the top, drizzle with caramel sauce and add a big pinch of salt A as garnish..

*Note:  Or you can heat up some milk, place a little of your favorite chocolate at the bottom of your cup. drizzle some caramel and pour in the hot milk and hot espresso. Mix and combine the melting chocolate with the milk and espresso well.  Throw in a pinch of salt and top with whip cream, more caramel drizzle and salt – YUM!

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About the Author

For the last 8 years Sarah Lasry has been the heart and soul of the successful and celebrated Tastebuds Gourmet Café & Flower Shop in Howell, NJ. Sarah opened and ran Tastebuds to much critical appraise for her unique approach to delicious, kosher gourmet cooking as well as her legendary parties, original style and artistic culinary flair. In 2006 Sarah wrote the acclaimed bestselling cookbook “THE DAIRY GOURMET” which revealed all the secret recipes of Tastebuds Café. With much anticipation from her many fans and fellow foodies, Sarah’s brand new cookbook “THE AT HOME GOURMET” just hit the stores with high praise and reviews. Sarah currently resides in Lakewood, NJ where she has recently left the restaurant business to concentrate on her passion for writing cookbooks and is hard at work as the Food and Home contributing editor for Binah Magazine and www. Kosherstreet.com.

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