Sweetheart Sipping Hot Chocolate (for Grownups)

Sweetheart Sipping Hot Chocolate (for Grownups)

Sweetheart Sipping Hot Chocolate (for Grownups)

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

3 minutes

Serves

2 people

This simple recipe for two is similar in its richness to a great espresso drink. It’s a dark and decadent sipping chocolate served hot, and a little goes a long way toward creating a perfect romantic moment. Pair with a chaser of brandy, Kahlua or other liqueur.

Why Try? Just a few ingredients create one fabulous taste!

It's important to use top quality ingredients in this recipe.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate (at least 60 percent cacao), chopped
  • 4 ounces brandy (optional)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup whole milk

Preparation

  • 1 In a small heavy saucepan, bring cream and milk to a simmer over medium-high heat.
  • 2 Remove from heat and quickly add chocolate, stirring until melted and very smooth.
  • 3 Return to medium-low heat and warm for 3 minutes or until a bubble or two form on the surface.
  • 4 Pour the hot chocolate into espresso cups.
  • 5 Serve immediately with a side of brandy or Kahlua--or the liqueur can be added to the hot chocolate.
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