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Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipe | How to make Hot Chocolate

Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipe | How to make Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate Recipe | Homemade Hot Chocolate | How to make Hot Chocolate with detailed photos.

Hot chocolate is a chocolate-based hot beverage served with whipped cream on top. This smooth and creamy hot chocolate recipe is prepared by using full cream milk, dark chocolate, cocoa powder, and whipped cream.

A sip of creamy hot chocolate will make you feel good during winters. You can have this hot beverage as an evening drink or can be served as a party drink.

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Hot Chocolate Recipe | Homemade Hot Chocolate | How to make Hot Chocolate


Ingredients


1¼ cup full cream milk

1 teaspoon cocoa powder

1 teaspoon sugar or as per your taste

¼ cup Dark chocolate

½ cup whipping cream


Hot Chocolate Recipe | Homemade Hot Chocolate | How to make Hot Chocolate


Preparation


1. Chop the dark compound chocolate into thin pieces. Approximately ¼ cup chopped chocolate required.

Chop the dark compound chocolate

2. Take ½ cup chilled whipping cream in a chilled bowl. Here I am using sweet whipping cream so no need to add sugar. But if you use unsweetened cream, add 1 tablespoon powdered sugar.

whipping cream

3. Whisk the whipping cream.

Whisk the whipping cream

4. Keep whisking until it looks thick and turns into a stiff peak.

Whisk the whipping cream.


How to make Hot Chocolate


1. Heat 1 ¼ cup milk on a medium flame.

Boil the milk

2. Add 1 teaspoon of sugar.

Add Sugar in milk

3. Also, add 1 teaspoon cocoa powder.

add 1 teaspoon cocoa powder

4. Continuously whisk the milk until cocoa powder gets dissolved.

whisk the milk until cocoa powder gets dissolved

5. Now add ¼ cup chopped chocolate and mix well.

add chopped chocolate

6. Whisk and boil the milk till chocolate melts and then switch off the flame.

boil the milk till chocolate melts

7. Lastly, pour hot chocolate into a cup. Top with 1 or 2 teaspoons whipped cream and some chopped chocolate.

Hot Chocolate Recipe | Homemade Hot Chocolate | How to make Hot Chocolate


Suggestions


1. Use full cream milk for making smooth and creamy hot chocolate.

2. Always use chilled cream for whipping.

3. Use of Whipping cream is optional in this hot chocolate recipe.


Recipe Card for Hot Chocolate

Yield: 1 Cup

Hot Chocolate Recipe

Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipe | How to make Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate is a chocolate-based hot beverage served with whipped cream on top

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1¼ cup full cream milk
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar or as per your taste
  • ¼ cup Dark chocolate
  • ½ cup whipping cream

Instructions

Preparation

1. Chop the dark compound chocolate into thin pieces. Approximately ¼ cup chopped chocolate required.

2. Take ½ cup chilled whipping cream in a chilled bowl. Here I am using sweet whipping cream so no need to add sugar. But if you use unsweetened cream, add 1 tablespoon powdered sugar.

3. Whisk the whipping cream.

4. Keep whisking until it looks thick and turns into a stiff peak.

How to make Hot Chocolate

1. Heat 1 ¼ cup milk on a medium flame.

2. Add 1 teaspoon of sugar.

3. Also, add 1 teaspoon cocoa powder.

4. Continuously whisk the milk until cocoa powder gets dissolved.

5. Now add ¼ cup chopped chocolate and mix well.

6. Whisk and boil the milk till chocolate melts and then switch off the flame.

7. Lastly, pour hot chocolate into a cup. Top with 1 or 2 teaspoons whipped cream and some chopped chocolate.

Nutrition Information

Yield

1

Serving Size

1 Cup

Amount Per Serving Calories 190Total Fat 6gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0.2gUnsaturated Fat 1.8gCholesterol 20mgSodium 110mgCarbohydrates 27gFiber 4gSugar 20gProtein 11g

*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

FAQ


How do you make hot chocolate from scratch?

1. Heat 1 ¼ cup milk on a medium flame.
2. Add 1 teaspoon of sugar.
3. Also, add 1 teaspoon cocoa powder.
4. Continuously whisk the milk until cocoa powder gets dissolved.
5. Now add ¼ cup chopped chocolate and mix well.
6. Whisk and boil the milk till chocolate melts and then switch off the flame.
7. Lastly, pour hot chocolate into a cup. Top with 1 or 2 teaspoons whipped cream and some chopped chocolate.

How do I make hot chocolate better?

1. Use full cream milk for making smooth and creamy hot chocolate.
2. Use whipping cream for topping.

Is it OK to drink hot chocolate everyday?

It depends on the ingredients you use to make hot chocolate. Use low fat milk, avoid wipping cream and sugar to reduce those extra calories.

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