Italian Hot Chocolate

"The Italian Drinking Chocolate Worth Traveling For + A Recipe | Sweet + Savor Italian drinking chocolate is the rich, decadent and more sophisticated cousin of hot chocolate, and once you try it, you'll never back to regular hot chocolate again."
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Prep time 5mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 4

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  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoons raw sugar
  • 16 ounces dark chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch


  • Step 1

    Mix corn starch with 2 Tbs milk until no lumps remain and set aside.

  • Step 2

    In a small sauce pan combine cream, milk, vanilla, and sugar and bring to a simmer over medium heat.

  • Step 3

    Lower temperature to medium-low, add chocolate and corn starch mixture and whisk consistently (to avoid burning) until melted, fully combined and silky smooth (about 5 minutes).

  • Step 4

    Serve warm topped with whipped cream (if desired).

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