Hot Chocolate

By Giulia Melucci
February 10, 2010
2 Comments


Author Notes: I've been wanting to make hot chocolate with real chocolate for years. Today I finally did. I'm giving you the recipe for one snow-bound girl, but you can double it for two people and hopefully that other person will be someone who is cozy to hang out with on a snowy day. Giulia Melucci

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces dark chocolate, 64% or more
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar (or sugar if you must)

Directions

  1. Melt the chocolate in a microwave or over a double boiler.
  2. Heat the milk with the sugar in a saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Add the chocolate and whisk away until it is combined and gently simmering.
  4. Pour into a mug and devour this rich delight.

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2 Comments

MyCommunalTable February 10, 2010
I use beet sugar a great deal to lighten up the glycemic index, but agave nectar? Hot Chocolate? Love the idea. Will have to try.
 
Jennifer P. February 10, 2010
Lovely pic, and like the idea of agave nectar. I make a ganache that I stir into steamed milk and it uses sugar. You've inspired to think outside the norm in this case.