Decadent hot cocoa
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- 3/4 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon +1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 teaspoons packed light brown sugar
- pinch of fine sea salt
- one drop pure vanilla extract
- fleur de sel
1bring the milk to a simmer in a small pan over medium heat.
2In a small bowl, stir together the cocoa powder, Brown sugar, and sea salt. Stir 2 teaspoons of the hot milk into the cocoa mixture to make a smooth paste.
3Transfer the cocoa paste to the pan with the remaining milk and let simmer for two minutes over low heat, making sure it doesn't boil. Remove from the heat and add the vanilla.
4Pour into a mug and sprinkle with a few flakes of fleur de sel. Serve at once. Makes one serving.