Italian Hot Chocolate

Italian Hot Chocolate. This thick, creamy and super decadent drink is heaven for any chocolate lover.  Best of all, it is so easy to make. You might even have all the ingredients on hand right.  Trust me once you try this you will never go back to ordinary hot chocolate again. 

Recipe below and on my website

Italian Hot Chocolate

(Serves 4)

7 oz.  Dark Chocolate – Chopped

4 Tbsp. Sugar (optional)

5 Tbsp. Cocoa – Unsweetened and sifted

2 Cups + 2 Tbsp. Milk

1 Tsp. Cornstarch

In a small bowl whisk ½ cup of milk with the cornstarch. If you want to add sugar to the cocoa you can. Sometimes dark chocolate can be too bitter and this will sweeten it up.  If you decide to add the sugar to the recipe, mix it in a bowl with the cocoa.  

In a small pot 1 1/2 cups plus 2 Tbsp. of milk.  Heat until it starts to boil and reduce to a low heat.  Whisk in the cornstarch mixture.  Add the cocoa slowly until the milk becomes smooth.  Add the dark chocolate and stir until it is melted.  Served topped with whipped cream.

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