Hot chocolate, need we say more?
A hot Chocolate serves as a great pick-me-up in any season but sitting at home these days, hot chocolate is more like a necessity. Here’s a wonderful recipe for spiked Hot Chocolate to make your day (or your night) a little better.
Say no to the pre-made mixes and cafe hot chocolates, make your own, because we promise you, it’ll be infinite times better. This recipe is a double chocolate recipe and calls for both cocoa powder and melted chocolate. To cut through all that sweetness we have a hint of espresso and a dash of liquor. If you plan to make good hot chocolate, it helps to start with quality chocolate or a kind you like to eat as is.
1 1/2 cups of whole milk
1/2 cup of heavy cream
1 tablespoon of powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon espresso powder
1 cup of dark chocolate
1 shot of rum
1 tablespoon of cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla essence
whipped cream, for serving
Pro Tip: To make whipped cream at home, whisk a half cup of cream till soft peaks, add a teaspoon of vanilla and a tablespoon of sugar. Continuing whisking till stiff peaks.