Decadent Hot Chocolate
An amazingly delicious and satisfying homemade hot chocolate, and at a fraction of the cost of specialty coffee shops. Every frosty day can be magical with cream!
- Prep: 5 min
- Cooking: 8 min
- 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) milk divided
- 1 cup (250 mL) 18% table cream divided
- 1/4 cup (60 mL) granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup (60 mL) unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
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In saucepan, heat 2 cups (500 mL) of the milk and the cream over medium heat, stirring often, until steaming.
Meanwhile, in bowl, whisk together sugar, cocoa and salt. Whisk in remaining 1/2 cup (125 mL) cold milk and vanilla to make a smooth paste. Reduce heat to medium-low and gradually whisk cocoa mixture into hot milk mixture until blended. Heat, stirring, for about 2 min or until steaming hot.
Ladle hot chocolate into 4 warmed mugs. Serve immediately.
For the Adventurous: Add 1 tbsp (15 mL) coffee- or chocolate-flavoured liqueur and/or 1/2 cup (125 mL) strong hot coffee to each mug of hot chocolate and/or top with whipped cream.
Nutritional informationPer serving
Top 5 Nutrients
|Calcium:||23 % / 255 mg|
|Vitamin B12:||43 %|
|Vitamin D:||41 %|