Heavenly Drinkable Chocolate

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This is the most divine indulgence of velvety smooth melted chocolate with a hint of spice that you drink from a cup... You deserve this! Optional: Add a dollop of chilled freshly whipped cream and a light sprinkle of cayenne to make it look pretty.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup whole milk

  • ¼ cup chopped dark chocolate

  • ¼ cup chopped milk chocolate (such as Dairy Milk)

  • 3 pinches ground ginger

  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or more to taste

Directions

  1. Pour milk into a double boiler over simmering water; heat until hot and steaming. Reduce heat to very low. Add dark chocolate and milk chocolate bit by bit, whisking gently to melt into the milk. Add ginger and cayenne once chocolate is velvety smooth with no unmelted bits.

  2. Pour melted chocolate into espresso cups or other small-sized cups. Wipe steam off the bottom of the pan to prevent it from dripping into the cups as you pour.

Cook's Notes:

Don't use the cheap milk chocolate that's made of corn syrup and yucky things that makes it taste like wax. I've tried a few brands and I find that Dairy Milk milk chocolate works really well and tastes great.

Never add cold milk when melting chocolate - it will make it lump up and do strange things.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

121 Calories
7g Fat
13g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 121
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 18mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 55mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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