Thick Hot Chocolate

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When is cold weather outside my son is asking me to make something warm and yummy to drink. I am sharing the recipe for Thick Hot Chocolate. It is like a drink and dessert in the cup. This rich, thick, and very delicious drink will be your kids favorite not only in the winter but all year around. 

 hot chocolate in the cup.

Ingredients note

  • milk 
  • chocolate use disks or chopped. Very important to use good-quality chocolate. Anything between 52% to 70% will work for this recipe. I would recommend using Valrhona or Callebaut chocolate. Supermarket chocolate bars like Lindt or Whole Foods will work too. 
  • corn starch– ingredient to thick hot chocolate. 

What milk to use for thick hot chocolate?

Any milk will work with this recipe: whole milk, low fat milk or skim milk. You can also use almond milk or any other milk of your choice. I would not recommend using heavy cream because it will be more of a pudding consistency. If you do not drink milk, you can use your favorite plant-based milk substitute.

How to make this recipe

In the saucepan add milk and warm up over medium heat. 

Pour about ½ cup of warm milk into a cup and add corn starch. Mix well with the help of a spoon or small whisk. 

Bring the rest of the milk to boil over medium-high heat. Remove from the stove. 

Add chocolate to hot milk and mix well. Add corn starch mixture and mix again. Make sure it is well dissolved in the milk. The hot chocolate will be super rich and thick. Serve immediately, topped with your favorite garnishes or toppings. 

Toppings to use :

Tip from Marina: for grown-up kids add a shot of Baileys, Kahlua or brandy. 

 hot chocolate with marshmallow in the cup.

If you make this Thick Hot Chocolate, please do not forget to tag me on social media. Also leave a comment on this blog post. I would love to see your creations!

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thick hot chocolate

Thick Hot Chocolate

Marina
This rich, thick, and very delicious Thick Hot Chocolate will be your kids' favorite not only in the winter but all year around.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 2 cups
Calories 678 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 whisk
  • 1 saucepan

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups milk 
  • 1 cup (150 gr) chocolate 
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch 

Instructions
 

  • In the saucepan add milk and warm up over medium heat. 
  • Pour about ½ cup of warm milk into a cup and add corn starch. Mix well with the help of a spoon or small whisk. 
  • Bring rest of the milk to boil over medium high heat. Remove from the stove. 
  • Add chocolate to hot milk and mix well. 
  • Add corn starch mixture and mix again. Make sure it is well dissolved in the milk.
  • Serve immediately, topped with your favorite garnishes or toppings. 

Notes

Get all ingredients and tools ready before making this recipe. 
Use good quality chocolate. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 678kcalCarbohydrates: 74gProtein: 15gFat: 42gSaturated Fat: 24gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 44mgSodium: 153mgPotassium: 803mgFiber: 5gSugar: 63gVitamin A: 593IUCalcium: 471mgIron: 2mg
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