Intense Hot Chocolate



  • 4 ounces 70% dark chocolate
  • 2 cups low-fat milk
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons superfine sugar
  • Garnish: cocoa


Grate dark chocolate; set aside. Heat milk, 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa, and superfine sugar in a pan. Remove from heat. Add grated chocolate, and whisk quickly for at least 2 minutes. When mixture is frothy, pour into 4 large cups, and sprinkle with a little cocoa, if desired; serve immediately.

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
Chocolat, Octopus Books, 2008