Spooky Great Hot Chocolate
8 (1-cup) servings
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: 18 min.
- Hot Chocolate Ingredients:
- Toppings Ingredients
Heavy Whipping Cream, whipped, sweetened
Grated chocolate, if desired
Freshly grated lemon peel, if desired
Freshly grated orange peel, if desired
Ground cinnamon, if desired
Ground nutmeg, if desired
Melt chocolate chips over low heat, stirring
constantly, in 3 quart saucepan. Stir in sugar, water and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with wire
whisk, for 4 to 5 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil.
Boil, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Stir in milk and
half & half. Continue cooking over medium heat, stirring
occasionally, for 12 to 15 minutes or until heated through. (DO NOT
Add vanilla and beat with wire whisk until frothy. To serve, pour into mugs; top each serving with dollop
of sweetened whipped cream. If desired, garnish with the following
toppings: grated chocolate, grated lemon peel, grated orange peel,
cinnamon or nutmeg.
chocolate chips, sugar, water and salt in microwave-safe -quart bowl.
Microwave on HIGH, stirring every minute, for 3 to 4 minutes or until
chocolate chips are melted and mixture comes to a full boil. Microwave on
HIGH for 2 minutes. Stir in milk and 2 cups half & half. Microwave on
HIGH, stirring after half the time, for 8 to 10 minutes or until heated
through. (DO NOT BOIL.) Add vanilla. Beat with wire whisk until frothy.
Serve as directed above.