White Hot Chocolate with Orange
Pic and recipe courtesy of Gale Gand
How to Make White Hot Chocolate with Orange
- Mix the milk, cream and orange peel in medium pan. heat over medium high heat, stirring occasionally til boiling. Add white chocolate and whisk til it has melted. Whisk in almond extract and remove the orange peel. Reserve two of the orange peels and cut them into 1/4 inch wide strips. Ladle white chocolate into mugs, garnish with orange strips and serve at once. Serves 4
Variation: White Hot Chocolate with Mint:
Replace orange peel with 8 mint leaves for infusing the milk and cream, plus another 4 mint leaves (1 for each cup) to replace the orange peel garnish, and replace the almond extract with 1 tsp. vanilla extract. Follow the instructions above.