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Brown-Colored non-Chocolate Milk

For toddlers who insist on it
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Might be a recipe, might not. Jr. Steele insists on chocolate milk just before bedtime lately, which we sadly deny him, opting for the boring white stuff. This brown milk serves as a decoy.
RayfordSteele, Jun 06 2015

_93Cradle_20to_20Gr..._20infant_20formula [hippo, Jun 09 2015]

Milk Magic http://mymilkmagic.com/
Flavored straws [cudgel, Jun 09 2015]


       Molasses Milk?
blissmiss, Jun 06 2015

       Your not denying him if you haven't got it.
wjt, Jun 06 2015

       I'll wager he knows sugared from unsugared.   

       I heard a tale from my grandmother's waning days - her tastebuds, smell and vision were largely gone, and one evening she asked for a cup of coffee before bed.   

       Not wanting to wire her up that late in the day, and figuring she'd not know the difference, my aunt served her a cup of hot water in a coffee cup. Grandma enjoyed it mightily, probably replaying coffee memories. She asked for and received a second, and then went to bed.   

       You'll not so readily fool [Jr. Steele].
normzone, Jun 07 2015

       Something I've been doing: mix one of those 2-cup size chocolate pudding mixes (sugar free) with a half-gallon of milk. That's too thin to set up as pudding (at least for as long as it lasts at my house; haven't had any left overnight yet, so I don't know) but makes a fairly convincing chocolate milk with a decent texture.   

       (There's also other flavors; you can blenderize them with additives like rum flavoring, chocolate chips, candy bar bits, nuts, bananas, and whatnot. DO NOT get [Jr.] started on those.)
lurch, Jun 07 2015

       Have a bun merely because - thankfully - the title is not a euphemism for something perverse, revolting, and uttely nauseating and disgusting.
8th of 7, Jun 07 2015

       How about just teaching him the meaning and value of the word "No"?
xenzag, Jun 07 2015

       You obviously don't live with my toddler.
RayfordSteele, Jun 07 2015

       No need to teach anything. Just say "no" and leave the room.
pocmloc, Jun 07 2015

       I'm not interested in fooling him. Only showing him that not all chocolate milk is that great.   

       Save the parenting advice for Facebook. This is my kid with specific issues. He does not get chocolate milk at night. He gets his usual mixed drink of NyQuil, Benadryl, Valium, muscle relaxant, Novocain, and a twist of lemon, the same as daddy...
RayfordSteele, Jun 07 2015

       Have you tried mixing unsweetened cocoa powder in? This should impart a distinctly “chocolatey” appearance without adding any sugar to the milk. And if he ends up liking it, the stuff is more or less nutritionally inert.
ytk, Jun 07 2015

       Yes and then gradually replace the milk with water and within a few weeks you'll have the whole family hooked on proper hot chocolate.
pocmloc, Jun 07 2015

       //The future promised us this by now//   

       Few people know that the top 2/3rds of the Gherkin is actually a holographic projection, necessitated by budget limitations. This is one of the reasons why most helicopters are not allowed to fly over London, and police choppers are given very strict instructions to go _around_ the apparent building. The 13th (top) floor is actually roofless, and is manned 24/7 by marksmen with silenced rifles. Their job is to shoot any birds that appear collide with the top two thirds.   

       The same technique is used for the frontmost 40% of Kim Kardashian.   

       As for the silver space suits, these have been available for some time now. Have you spoken to your tailor?   

       What I feel most aggrieved about, however, is the lack of string. In all the futuristic series of my childhood, most physical effort was eliminated by suspending the key parts of the actors from strings controlled by some unseen overhead system.   

       On the plus side, there are more funny cat videos and of far higher quality than Tomorrow's World predicted.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 07 2015

       //printers error// pncttn: "printer's error".
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 07 2015

       [Rayfo] have you considered the possibility of simply giving him the chocolate milk?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 07 2015

       Milk Magic flavored straws is the correct answer. See link.
cudgel, Jun 07 2015

       Max, I've also considered nuclear war, but neither are appealing options for reasons that are similar in outcome.
RayfordSteele, Jun 07 2015

       I'm not, repeat 'not' giving parenting advice. Totally not, but... if it was my kid, I'd probably make it a blue-moon special treat kind of thing. Sometimes for acing a test, and sometimes for no reason at all.   

       They really don't stay kids for very long at all...   

       //Save the parenting advice for Facebook. This is my kid with specific issues. //   

       Quite right. Every child is different, and some crave different things for different reasons. I think this is a great idea. Alternatively, as an idea while you work on Baking this, you might try some unsweetened cocoa powder mixed in with some warm milk with just the slightest dash of sugar to take the edge of bitterness off the brew. Haven't tried it myself, so you might want to give it a taste test before serving it to Jr.
21 Quest, Jun 08 2015

       Now I want white chocolate milk.
tatterdemalion, Jun 08 2015

       21, not certain if or how that would work. Jr. is of the age now where he can open the fridge, grab the specific container he wants, and hand it to me. I suppose I could refill it once empty with cocoa milk, but I think I'd rather just have him forget about its existence for a good while.
RayfordSteele, Jun 08 2015

       // Now I want white chocolate milk //   

       And, thanks to you, so does everyone else.   

       How about one of those electric shock dog collars ?
8th of 7, Jun 08 2015

       A brown crayon worked in Kindergarten, but tasted kinda waxy.
popbottle, Jun 09 2015

       Gravy - see link
hippo, Jun 09 2015

       Hmmm, perhaps an opaque plastic container with white milk but pre-load the straw with choccy milk to get'em started?
AusCan531, Jun 09 2015

       What is white chocolate anyway? Chocolate that is ashamed of its heritage and forgoes most of its flavor in response? Albino beans? The leftovers of what happens when you make dark chocolate?
RayfordSteele, Jun 09 2015


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