Hot Dark Chocolate

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Hot Dark Chocolate

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Glass filled with dark hot chocolate

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Recipe Data

2
Servings
15min
Prep
15min
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Description

Adding bittersweet chocolate to thickened half-and-half creates a thick, creamy indulgent drink.

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Ingredients
Serves 2
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2 c.Hy-Vee half-and-half or Hy-Vee whole milk, divided
2 tsp.Hy-Vee cornstarch
c.Hy-Vee sugar
¾ c.Hy-Vee 60% cacao bittersweet chocolate baking chips
½ tsp.almond or hazelnut extract, optional
Additional Hy-Vee half-and-half or Hy-Vee whole milk, optional

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup half-and-half and cornstarch until smooth; set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine remaining half-and-half and sugar over medium heat. Bring to a simmer. Whisk in cornstarch mixture; cook for 1 minute or until slightly thickened. Remove from heat.
  3. Quickly whisk in chocolate until very smooth. Stir in almond or hazelnut extract, if desired, and additional milk to achieve desired consistency.
  4. To serve, pour into mugs.

Nutrition facts

Servings

910 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 56g
  • Cholesterol: 90mg
  • Sodium: 100mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 92g
  • Protein: 13g

Daily Values

0%
Vitamin A 15%
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Vitamin C 4%
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Iron 10%
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Calcium 25%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee Seasons Holiday 2015.