Delta Hot Chocolate

Southern Living
Martha likes to garnish individual servings with toasted marshmallows.
Makes about 7 cups


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1 qt. milk
2 cups whipping cream
2 cinnamon sticks
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
1 cup unsweetened cocoa
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 (3-oz.) bars bittersweet chocolate, chopped


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes

1. Cook first 4 ingredients in a Dutch oven over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, 15 to 20 minutes or just until milk begins to steam. (Do not boil.) Remove from heat. Remove and discard cinnamon sticks. Whisk in cocoa, sugar, and vanilla, whisking until blended.

2. Cook over low heat 5 minutes. Add chocolate, whisking until blended. Keep warm over low heat.

Created date

October 2006