Decadent hot cocoa

Lynnda Cloutier


sometimes you need cup of cocoa, and when you do, you might want to make this fabulous European style hot cocoa from scratch instead of using processed mix.Source: Unknown

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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.

About Decadent hot cocoa

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks