How to Make the Ultimate Hot Chocolate From Scratch (Slideshow)
December 13, 2013
This hot chocolate recipe is guaranteed to produce wintry, chocolate bliss
2 cups whole milk
2 cups half-and-half
4 oz. Ghirardelli semisweet chips or bar
5 oz. Dove Silky Smooth Milk Chocolate
1 Tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
Whipped cream and grated chocolate, for garnish
Heat Milk and Half-and-Half
Heat milk and half-and-half in a saucepan over medium heat to just below the simmering point.
Add 2 Types of Chocolate
Remove the pan from the heat and add both types of chocolate.
Add Sugar and Vanilla
When chocolate has melted, add the sugar and vanilla and whisk to combine.
Garnish with Whipped Cream and Chocolate
Reheat gently and serve immediately garnished with whipped cream and grated chocolate.