Dark-Chocolate Hot Cocoa
This classic dark hot chocolate contains just bittersweet chocolate, milk, cream, sugar, and a hint of nutmeg. The combination of milk and cream strikes the perfect balance of creaminess.
- Total Time:
- Servings: 2
- Yield: Makes 3 1/2 cups
Source: Martha Stewart Living, February 2011
- 2 cups whole milk
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 5 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped (about 1 cup)
- 2 tablespoons light-brown sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
Warm milk and cream in a medium saucepan over a medium-low heat. Add chocolate. Whisk until melted and combined. Add sugar, and whisk until dissolved. Continue to warm mixture until thick, about 5 minutes. Whisk in nutmeg.