Are you cold? Hot chocolate for you ...

The hot chocolate is a delicious drink made with chocolate and milk that is consumed mainly during the winter. The cream is the most widely used ingredient that is used to enjoy the chocolate with, but there are many variations: coffee, caramel, coconut ...The hot chocolate has ancient origins. The Aztecs in the XVI century introduced this sweet drink to the Europeans: initially it spread among the nobles of the old continent. Only a few centuries later, the hot chocolate became popular and is still one of the best known and most popular beverages worldwide.To prepare the hot chocolate start pouring the milk into a saucepan and mix in the cornstarch and cocoa powder. Stir to dissolve any lumps. Also add the sugar you like. Break up the chocolate and melt in the microwave or double boiler. When the milk comes to a boil add the touch melted chocolate , mix well and allow to thicken the mixture. The hot chocolate is ready to be enjoyed!

INGREDIENTS:

45 g dark chocolate

20 g unsweetened cocoa powder

25 g sugar

250 cl of milk

10 g cornstarch

a pinch of salt

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Created by Andrea Poidomani