Traditional Italian Hot Chocolate
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The Petite Cook
Probably the BEST hot chocolate in the world - Learn how to make traditional Italian Hot Chocolate at home with just 5 ingredients and 10 minutes!
white or demerara sugar
high-quality organic cocoa powder
fresh whole (or semi-skimmed) milk, warmed
17.5 fl oz
70% dark chocolate, finely chopped
whipped cream, to serve
Whisk into a small pot cornflour, cocoa and sugar.
Pour the milk into the pot.
Heat the mixture over medium-low heat, whisking often to avoid lumps.
Bring the hot chocolate mixture almost to a light boil, then reduce the heat to low and fold in the chopped dark chocolate.
Whisk the hot chocolate until creamy and dense, adding more sugar if you like it sweeter.
Divide the Italian hot chocolate among two cups, top with whipped cream and serve.
Post originally published in December 2015 and updated with more info.