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.
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.