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European Hot Chocolate

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European Hot Chocolate

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Recipe by Carl Busch Course: BeverageCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Medium


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This recipe of hot chocolate is more common in Italy and Spain.


  • 180 grams 180 60% cocoa baking chocolate

  • 520 milliliters 520 milk (17.3 oz)

  • 32 grams 32 sugar

  • 9 grams 9 cocoa powder

  • 2 grams 2 salt

  • 15 grams 15 cornstarch


  • In a small bowl place cornstarch and 25% of your milk. Whisk until all of the cornstarch has been mixed thoroughly. You don't want any lumps.
  • In another bowl, combine; the rest of your milk, cocoa powder, sugar, and salt. Whisky until everything has been mixed thoroughly.
  • You want to chop of your chocolate to small pieces. This will help with the melting process.
  • Place a medium sauce pan on your stove and set to medium heat.
  • Add your chocolate to the pan and keep stirring until it is all melted.
  • Pour in your milk, sugar, cocoa powder and salt mixture. Stir for 2 minutes.
  • Pour in your milk and cornstarch mixture. You want to keep stirring until your hot chocolate becomes thicker. Almost the same consistency as pudding.
  • Remove from heat and enjoy!
  • You can store in a air tight container and place in the fridge until you are ready. Just reheat on the stove top.

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