Real Deal Hot Chocolate Recipe

Real Deal Hot Chocolate
Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: | Active Time: | Makes: 2 drinks

When made right, hot chocolate is one of the most satisfying drinks out there. So get some good-quality chocolate and make the real deal—you’ll thank us.

What to buy: For this recipe, use high-end chocolate, such as the 41 percent milk chocolate from Chocolates El Rey.

INGREDIENTS
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 5 ounces good-quality milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Combine milk and cream in a small saucepan over medium heat and cook until simmering, about 4 minutes.
  2. Add chocolate and whisk until completely melted and well incorporated, about 2 minutes. Serve immediately.