Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 20 minutes. This European-style hot chocolate is so rich, you only need a little. The kids will go crazy for it.

Sarabeth Levine

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Yunhee Kim; Styling: Dawn Sinkowski

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 8 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In top part of a double boiler, mix milk, chocolate, cocoa, and sugar. Place over simmering water and cook, stirring occasionally with a whisk, until chocolate has melted and mixture is smooth and hot, about 20 minutes. (Don't have a double boiler? Heat chocolate mixture in a small saucepan over a larger pan of boiling water.) Stir in cream and heat through.

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  • Pour into mugs, top with whipped cream and the chocolate shavings, if desired, and serve while warm.

  • Variation: Make Mocha Chocolate à la Paris by substituting hot, strong-brewed coffee for whipping cream.

Nutrition Facts

244 calories; fat 14g; saturated fat 7g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 0g; protein 7g; carbohydrates 32g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 16mg; iron 1mg; sodium 58mg; calcium 157mg.
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