Rich & Thick Hot Chocolate ... Creamy, rich and thick hot chocolate recipe that will warm you up in the cold weather!
Rich & Thick Hot Chocolate
Serves : 8 ( 1/2 cup servings )
- 2 tsp. cornstarch
- 4 cups milk, divided
- 7 oz. dark chocolate ( or semi-sweet baking chocolate ), chopped
- 1 1/2 tbsp. sugar ( adjust to your taste )
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract, optional
- Whisk together cornstarch and ( 1/2 cup ) milk in a bowl or cup until smooth.
- Heat remaining ( 3 1/2 cups ) milk in a large saucepan over medium heat until bubbles appear around edge of saucepan ( about 4 minutes; do not boil ).
- Whisk in chocolate, sugar and vanilla extract until blended and smooth. Whisk in cornstarch mixture.
- Bring milk mixture to a light boil, whisking frequently ( about 4 minutes ).
- Remove from heat and let cool slightly ( mixture will thicken as it cools ).
- Serve immediately with whipped cream, if desired.
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