Start to Finish: 2 minutes (Stovetop: 5 to 10 minutes)
In a large mug, combine water, cold brew liquid pods or concentrate, milk, hot cocoa mix and both syrups. Stir well and microwave for 30 to 40 seconds. (Or combine in a saucepan over medium low heat for 4 to 8 minutes and pour into a large mug.) Top with whipped topping. Sprinkle with cocoa powder and ground cinnamon.
*Can substitute low-fat evaporated milk and low-fat whipped topping for a healthier alternative
**Can substitute SPLENDA ZERO® Liquid Sweetener, Vanilla (to taste) for a healthier alternative
Cooking tip (optional):
To make your own cinnamon syrup at home, combine equal parts water and sugar and use 3 cinnamon sticks for every cup of syrup. For example:
In a saucepan, combine 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar over low heat until sugar is fully dissolved. Remove from heat. Add 3 cinnamon sticks. Cover overnight. Remove cinnamon sticks. Chill for use. Use within 2 weeks.
To Serve Cold:
Substitute 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup for hot cocoa mix. In a tall glass, combine water, cold brew liquid pods or concentrate, milk and all 3 syrups (chocolate, vanilla and cinnamon). Stir well. Top with ice. Top with whipped topping. Sprinkle with cocoa powder and ground cinnamon.