When made right, hot chocolate is one of the most satisfying drinks out there. So get some good-quality chocolate and make the real deal—you’ll thank us.
What to buy: For this recipe, use high-end chocolate, such as the 41 percent milk chocolate from Chocolates El Rey.
Snowed in? Make our pfeffernusse recipe to have cookies on-hand for dunking.
- Yield: 2 drinks
- Difficulty: Easy
- Total: 10 mins
- Active: 10 mins
- 1/2 cup whole milk
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 5 ounces good-quality milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
- Combine milk and cream in a small saucepan over medium heat and cook until simmering, about 4 minutes.
- Add chocolate and whisk until completely melted and well incorporated, about 2 minutes. Serve immediately.