Stacy Tilton Reviews: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate

Thursday, March 15

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate

Chocolate allows us to connect to our past, more richly experience our present and look forward to our future. AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate believes that everyone has a unique ‘chocolate history’ and strives to create connections through authentic, rich, personal stories - all with chocolate. Along those lines, we are thrilled to share the perfect Chocolate Grasshopper Mocha with Chocolate Dipped Mint Leaves. It's guaranteed to enhance your time with family and friends this St. Patrick’s Day.


Chocolate Grasshopper Mocha
The Grasshopper, named for its green color, gained popularity during the 1950s and 1960s throughout the American South where it become the cocktail du jour. Check out our chocolatey, mocktail version which can be served hot or cold.

Ingredients
2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk with 1/2 drop of green food coloring (optional)
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon mint extract
2 tablespoons AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate Syrup
1/2 cup strong coffee
whipped cream
Garnish with chocolate dipped mint leaves

Directions
1. Spoon the chocolate syrup into a 8 ounce glass.
2. Slowly pour the mint milk/cream over the chocolate syrup.
3. Over the back of a spoon, pour the coffee slowly over the milk.
4. Add a dollop of whip cream and garnish with chocolate dipped mint leaves.

AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate Syrup

Ingredients
1 cup AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate Finely Grated Drink Mix
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon coconut oil

Directions
1.  In a small sauce pan cook the sugar in the water till melted.
2.  Place the AHC Grated Drink Mix in a bowl and slowly add the sugar water, stirring till melted and smooth consistency.
3.  Set aside till ready to use.


Chocolate Dipped Mint leaves

Ingredients
Bunch of mint leaves
1 cup AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate Finely Grated Drink Mix
2 tablespoons coconut oil

Directions
1. In a small microwaveable bowl, combine chocolate and coconut oil.
2. Microwave on low till melted, stopping every 30 seconds to stir.
3. Dip clean dry mint leaves in melted chocolate.  Let dry on rack or parchment paper.

About:
AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate, conceived and crafted in 2006 by a dedicated team of historians and Forrest E. Mars, Jr., the legendary advocate of American history and chocolate's unique story in the Americas. AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate is the result of painstaking years of research by a multi-disciplinary team of more than 115 experts from around the globe. Using research culled from the archives of some of the country’s most venerated institutions, libraries and private collections, and in consultation with leading food historians, the team passionately developed a chocolate product with a flavor profile drawn directly from the annals of chocolate’s historic past. With its historic pedigree providing an inspiring, versatile way to make, bake, test, explore, play, share and show love, AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate offers individuals a culinary partner for making new stories of their own. The mildly spicy and slightly sweet recipe is flavored with a blend of 11 spices and ingredients available during the 18th century that range from the heat of chili peppers, to the warmth of vanilla, to the freshness of orange peel. Used in baking and cooking — from sweet to savory — AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate gives any dish or baked item a richer, fuller taste. Enjoy!

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of the above mentioned brand. I may have received monetary compensation and/or product in exchange for my honest and unbiased thoughts. However, all thoughts and opinions stated are my own and are in no way influenced by my partnership with mentioned brands.

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