Shiny Copper Penny

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The Thinking Girl's Guide To Drinking: (Cocktails without Regrets)

By Ariane Resnick

Published 2016

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This drink was named for the luscious golden-brown color imparted in it by raw cacao powder, which is much lighter and brighter than standard baking cocoa. Since it isn’t roasted, raw cacao retains more of its inherent antioxidants, which can get destroyed by heat processing. It also tends to have a potent effect, so if you are sensitive to caffeine or to the “feel good” effects of chocolate (which come from the theobromine), you will probably react more strongly to raw cacao products than