Recipes: cold flavorful drinks

  • Updated: June 19, 2013 - 1:54 PM

TRADITIONAL CHOCOLATE EGG CREAM

Serves 1.

Note: From “New York Sweets: A Sugarhound’s Guide to the Best Bakeries, Ice Cream Parlors, Candy Shops, and Other Emporia of Delicious Delights,” by Susan Pear Meisel (Rizzoli International, $29.95).

• 3/8 c. (3 oz.) whole milk

About 3/4 c. (6 oz.) very cold seltzer

3 tbsp. (1 1/2 oz.) chocolate syrup

Straight pretzel rod for garnish

Directions

Pour the milk into a 12-ounce glass and add the seltzer. Using a long spoon, stir vigorously for a few seconds. Gently pour the chocolate syrup into the glass, then stir again, taking care to stir mostly at the bottom of the glass to incorporate. Garnish with a straight pretzel rod.

Nutrition information per serving:

Calories 221 Fat 4 g Sodium 88 mg Saturated fat 2 g

Carbohydrates 43 g Calcium 120 mg

Protein 4 g Cholesterol 9 mg Dietary fiber 2 g

Diabetic exchanges per serving: ½ milk, 2½ other carb, 1 fat.

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