Needing a little chocolate treat? Whip up a Chocolate Monk and enjoy some quiet time. This rich and creamy drink has all the flavours of fancy truffles—almonds, brandy, cherries—but the cocktail is portion-controlled: one and done. Sip slowly for pure satisfaction instead of repeat trips to the candy box.

    Chocolate Monk

    209 calories, 2g fat, 31g carbs, 3g protein, 2g fiber, 56mg sodium


    4 ounces Silk Pure Almond® Dark Chocolate Almondmilk  or any chocolate-flavoured nutmilk
    1 ounce herbal liqueur, such as Benedictine
    1/2 ounce brandy
    1 teaspoon agave
    2 dashes orange bitters
    2 fresh or frozen cherries, muddled (or mashed with the back of a spoon)
    Marshmallow, for garnish
    Ground nutmeg, for garnish

    Place all ingredients except garnishes in a cocktail shaker and shake well. Strain into a saucepan and heat until warm. Pour into a mug and garnish with marshmallow and nutmeg.

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