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Mocha Cafe Au Lait

Makes 8 (1/2 cup) Servings

1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/8 tsp. salt
2.5 cups Half n Half Cream
1 (14 oz) can Sweetened Condensed Milk
2 egg yolks
2 Tbs. instant coffee granules
1 Tbs. Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate Mix
1 Tbs. vanilla
¾ cup whipping cream (no sugar added)
Fresh grated nutmeg / mint sprigs

Gently heat cream in a heavy deep sauce pan until barely frothing around edges. Gradually whisk in all-purpose flour and salt until well blended and smooth.

Add next 4 ingredients, whisking constantly for 12-20 min. on med/low heat until custard thickens. Remove from heat and stir in 1 Tbs. good quality vanilla.

Remove from heat when adequately thickened and set in a cool place. Continue to whisk every few minutes to let steam heat release. When custard is “set” – serve immediately by spooning into ½ cup ramekins and garnishing with dollop of fresh whipped cream, grated nutmeg, and mint sprig.