Hot Chocolate

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Apr. 21, 2016

A rich, European-style Hot Chocolate (a.k.a real hot chocolate, not hot cocoa)- the perfect cure for bad moods and the perfect accompaniment to a cold day.


For the base:
Chocolate 130 Gram ((5 oz, I use a combination of milk and dark))
Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
Whole milk 2 Cup (32 tbs) ((500 ml))
Instant espresso powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Optional add in suggestions:
Bailey's irish cream 2 Tablespoon
Ground cinnamon 1/4 Teaspoon
Nutella 2 Tablespoon
Orange zest 2 Teaspoon
For the whipped cream:
Heavy cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Confectioners' sugar 1 Tablespoon
Vanilla extract 1/2 Teaspoon


For directions, please watch the video.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 399Calories from Fat 234

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.5%

Saturated Fat 15 g75%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 65 mg2.71%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 31 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet