Nicole's Creamy Hot Chcolate
1 csemi-sweet chocolate (either baking squares grated or chippits)
5 1/2 cmilk (any kind of white milk "fat free" "lactose free" "1%" 2%" 3.25%", etc..)
2 chalf & half
2 tsppure vanilla (or one whole vanilla bean)
·on the picture, i whipped real whipping cream and i shaved some chocolate to sprinkle over top :)
·however you can top your hot chocolate as you wish :)
·roasted marshmallows, regular mallows, a cinnamon stick, instead of using pure vanilla you can alternate with pure peppermint and add a candy cane to the mug :)
How to Make Nicole's Creamy Hot Chcolate
- Melt chocolate chips, stirring constantly, in saucepan over low heat. Stir in sugar and water.
- Increase heat to medium. Cook, whisking constantly, until mixture comes to a full boil. Continue cooking 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
- Add milk and half & half; cook until heated through. (Do not boil.) Add vanilla.
Remove from heat; beat with whisk until frothy.
Pour into mugs. Serve with whipped cream and shaved chocolate :)