Cupid’s Hot Chocolate

Cuisine: European

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Quick Bites

Fun Fact
  1. The largest cup of hot chocolate ever made was 880 gallons. It was a pool-sized brew with marshmallows shot into the pool using homemade catapults. 
  2. Here’s a sad story. Up until the late 1800s, doctors used hot chocolate as a medicine to treat some diseases rather than enjoying it. 
Historical Fact
  1. Southern Mexico has credited with the first roast the fruit of the cacao tree which is consumed in liquid form. 
  2. During the 14th century, it was believed that men drank hot chocolate to build on the ability to ‘please the ladies’ on Valentine’s day. 
Nutrition Fact
  1. The cocoa in hot chocolate is known to have lots of health benefits like reduction in cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, etc.
  2. But, even a small hot cup of hot chocolate contains at least 5 teaspoons of sugar leading to weight gain and increasing the risk of heart disease.