Italian Hot Chocolate Recipe

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Italian Hot Chocolate

Mikekey *

By
@Mikekey

Potato starch adds substantial thickness without changing the flavor of the cocoa. You could use cornstarch but the texture will be a bit different.

Rating:
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Serves:
2
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
milk
2 tsp
potato starch
1 c
milk
3 Tbsp
cocoa powder, unsweetened
1 Tbsp
granulated sugar
2
strips orange peel, for garnish

Step-By-Step

1In a small dish, whisk together 1 tablespoon milk with potato starch. Set aside.
2Combine cocoa powder and sugar in a small saucepan. Slowly whisk in remaining milk, set pan over low heat and bring mixture to a simmer.
3Give the starch-milk mixture a quick stir and whisk into the saucepan. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, whisking continuously, until hot chocolate has thickened.
4Divide between two small mugs and place a strip of orange zest on top of each.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian