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Cupid’s Hot Chocolate
- 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.
- 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.
- Southern Mexico has credited with the first roast the fruit of the cacao tree which is consumed in liquid form.
- 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.
- The cocoa in hot chocolate is known to have lots of health benefits like reduction in cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, etc.
- 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.