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Rich Dark Hot Chocolate

This rich dark hot chocolate recipe isn’t for the faint of heart. If you like rich, creamy, dark chocolate, this homemade hot chocolate is for you.

This rich dark hot chocolate recipe isn't for the faint of heart. If you like rich, creamy, dark chocolate, this homemade hot chocolate is for you. | Curious Cuisiniere

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How to make homemade dark hot chocolate

Today we’re bringing you a quick and simple hot chocolate recipe, deeper and richer than any of those package mixes, and it doesn’t take much longer to make!

(If you love French Mousse Au Chocolate, this hot chocolate recipe is for you!)

You probably have everything to make this cup of deliciousness in your pantry already.

Milk? Cocoa powder? Butter? Vanilla? Honey? This is a tough one… salt?

Go ahead and check. I’ll wait.

This rich dark hot chocolate recipe isn't for the faint of heart. If you like rich, creamy, dark chocolate, this homemade hot chocolate is for you. | Curious CuisiniereOur Dark Hot Chocolate Recipe

This hot chocolate isn’t for the faint of heart. If you like dark chocolate, this is for you. If you like rich and creamy chocolate, this is for you.

Whether your pleasure is to add some mini marshmallows, a peppermint stick, or a splash of brandy, (We won’t tell.) this hot chocolate is an experience in itself.

This rich dark hot chocolate recipe isn't for the faint of heart. If you like rich, creamy, dark chocolate, this homemade hot chocolate is for you. | www.CuriousCuisiniere.com

This rich dark hot chocolate recipe isn't for the faint of heart. If you like rich, creamy, dark chocolate, this homemade hot chocolate is for you. | www.CuriousCuisiniere.com
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Homemade Rich Dark Hot Chocolate

If you like rich, creamy, dark chocolate, this homemade hot chocolate is for you.
Yield 4 c
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 228kcal
Author: Sarah | Curious Cuisiniere

Ingredients

  • ¼ c salted butter
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • ½ c cocoa powder
  • 4 c milk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Instructions

  • In a 2 quart saucepan, melt butter with honey over medium heat.
  • Whisk in cocoa powder until dissolved.
  • Add milk slowly, whisking constantly, and bring to a simmer.
  • Add salt and vanilla (and additional honey if necessary) to taste. Simmer 2-3 minutes until frothy.
  • Serve with marshmallows or a candy cane.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.5g | Protein: 10.3g | Fat: 12.1g | Saturated Fat: 8.2g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 261mg | Fiber: 3.2g | Sugar: 17.1g

 

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