Double-Chocolate Hot Chocolate
Ditte Isager

Double-Chocolate Hot Chocolate

Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito firmly believe that homemade hot chocolate is superior to any commercial mix. They make their decadent version with both bittersweet and milk chocolate and then top it with marshmallows that they make and sell at Baked bakery in Brooklyn.

Recipe from Food & Wine
YIELD
2 cups
PREP TIME
10 mins
TOTAL TIME
10 mins

Double-Chocolate Hot Chocolate

Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito firmly believe that homemade hot chocolate is superior to any commercial mix. They make their decadent version with both bittersweet and milk chocolate and then top it with marshmallows that they make and sell at Baked bakery in Brooklyn.

Recipe from Food & Wine
Recipe from Food & Wine
Double-Chocolate Hot Chocolate
Ditte Isager
YIELD
2 cups
PREP TIME
10 mins
TOTAL TIME
10 mins
Ingredients
  • 5   ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 2   ounces milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2  cup boiling water
  • 3/4  cup whole milk
  • 1/4  cup heavy cream
  • 2   tablespoons Jack Daniel's whiskey, optional
  •  Marshmallows, for serving
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How to Make Hot Chocolate

When you make this hot chocolate from scratch you will get a creamy, delicious and rich end product that is not overly sweet like some of the pre-package mixes can be.

Directions
1. 
In a medium bowl, combine the bittersweet chocolate with the milk chocolate. Add the boiling water and let stand for 1 minute. Whisk the chocolate mixture until it is smooth.
2. 
In a small saucepan, bring the milk and heavy cream just to a simmer. Add the chocolate mixture and whisk over moderate heat until hot. Remove the saucepan from the heat and add the whiskey. Pour the hot chocolate into demitasse cups or small mugs, garnish with marshmallows and serve.
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