Oxmoor House
Hands-On Time
12 Mins
Total Time
15 Mins
4 servings

The combination of hot chocolate and espresso is enjoyed in Spain and throughout Europe. This version shows off the chocolate with a hint of orange and isn't as sweet as traditional American-style cocoa drinks.

How to Make It

Combine 2/3 cup boiling water and chopped chocolate in a medium saucepan, stirring until chocolate melts. Add milk and next 4 ingredients (through rind); cook over medium-low heat, stirring with a whisk. Heat 5 minutes or until tiny bubbles form around edge of pan, stirring frequently (do not boil). Discard rind. Pour 1 cup mixture into each of 4 mugs. Spoon 1 tablespoon whipped topping over each serving. Dust with cocoa powder, if desired.

Chef's Notes

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Ratings & Reviews


February 14, 2016
Perfect with a shot of Grand Marnier on those oh so cold days!

seansrobots's Review

July 29, 2014

kwnorris's Review

December 08, 2013
It's perfect. Just got back from Barcelona and tasting this is a little bit like being there.

shalvie's Review

December 03, 2012
This was awesome! I am a big fan of dark chocolate, I find milk chocolate to be overly sweet, so where others found this bitter it was really perfect for me. I also used regular whipped cream because it was what I had on hand. This added a bit of sweetness to slightly bitter taste. Everyone I servered this thought it was unbelievably good. Would make over and over again.

slocook1's Review

July 25, 2011
I tweaked it to our taste and it was very good but realistically made two mug servings. I used half and half instead of 1% milk, added two tbs white sugar, a few drops of vanilla extract and topped it with freshly whipped cream.

SavorySous82's Review

February 04, 2011
alone its too bitter but i added some bailey's irish creme and it sweetened it up perfectly!

CheriN's Review

February 11, 2010