hot chocolate 3-4 oz milk or dark chocolate or a mix as you prefer 2 cups whole milk 1 to 2 pints of heavy cream or half and half as you prefer 2 tbl butter cinnamon and/or belgian cocoa powder to taste if you wish for a bit more zip
melt chocolate and other ingredients in a heavy pot on medium heat, the raise the temperature to high whisking until it begins to boil. turn heat to low and let simmer 5 minutes. serves 1 to 4 depending on how thirsty or cold one is. i serve it in bowls in the french style. good with brioche as well.
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