Thomas Jefferson Hot Chocolate Recipe

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THOMAS JEFFERSON HOT CHOCOLATE

Colleen Smith

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Notes: The chocolate base will keep for a week in the refrigerator.
This is the smoothest, creamiest and richest hot chocolate ever.
DO NOT heat the base and milk together in the microwave, or the mixture will become grainy.

Source: Heirloom Recipes Cookbook by Marcia Adams
Copyright: 1994


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Serves:

20

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 1/2 oz
baking chocolate, unsweetened
1/2 c
cold water
pinch
salt
1 c
whipping cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract
milk, when making a cup of hot chocolate

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a heavy saucepan, combine the chocolate and water over medium heat, and cook until the mixture is dissolved, smooth, and thick, whisking out any lumps.

Add the salt and sugar and continue cooking and whisking for 3 to 4 minutes.

Remove from the heat and allow to cool.
2
In a chilled bowl, whip the cream and vanilla together; stir into the cooled chocolate mixture.

Transfer to a quart container and store in the refrigerator.
3
To make the hot chocolate, place a heaping tablespoon of the chocolate base in each cup and add 1 cup of hot milk. Whisk until smooth and frothy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom