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French Hot Chocolate

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Ingredients
  Unsweetened chocolate squares 4 Ounce
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1 Quart
  Cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pure vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), whipped
Directions

MAKING
1. In saucepan place chocolate and water and stir over low heat until melted and smooth.
2. Slowly stir in milk, then add cream, sugar, salt, mace and allspice.
3. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until milk is hot.
4. Stir in vanilla and almond extract and carefully blend nutmeg into whipped cream.

SERVING
5. Top each cup of hot chocolate with a spoonful of the whipped cream and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Preparation Time: 
150 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
160 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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