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Ultimate Hot Chocolate

  • Servings: 4


  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 cinnamon stick, 6 sprigs fresh mint, or 2 split vanilla bean (optional)
  • 10 ounces semisweet or milk chocolate, cut into small pieces
  • Whipped cream, for serving (optional)
  • Chocolate shavings (optional)


  1. Heat milk to scalding in a medium saucepan. Add cinnamon, mint, or vanilla, if desired. Let steep 10 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat; strain, and return to saucepan. Reheat milk; using a whisk, stir in chocolate until melted and milk is frothy. Serve immediately with a dollop of whipped cream garnished with chocolate shavings, if desired.

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  • Nick Lewis
    18 FEB, 2013
    I made this for my wife and I. I used semisweet chocolate and it was just to strong. I diluted it with more milk added some sugar and it still was to strong of a chocolate flavor. Sorry