Classic hot chocolate with whipped cream

Classic hot chocolate with whipped cream

45 ratings

Angelo, student


β€žSome days I just want a lovely hot chocolate. My mom makes by far the best!β€œ

Difficulty

Easy πŸ‘Œ
10
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
100 g
bittersweet chocolate
600 ml
milk
2
star anise
4
cloves
100 ml
whipping cream
2 tsp
chocolate shavings
Metric
Imperial
  • 100 g bittersweet chocolate
  • 600 ml milk
  • 2  star anise
  • 4  cloves
  • 100 ml whipping cream
  • 2 tsp chocolate shavings

Utensils

  • measuring cup
  • small saucepan
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Cranberry biscotti
The creaminess of the chocolate demands a bit of crunch. Make our cranberry biscotti: nobody will see if you dunk them into the chocolate while you eat!

Nutrition per serving

Cal
556
Protein
16g
Fat
37g
Carb
40g

Step 1/4

Roughly chop chocolate.
  • 100 bittersweet chocolate
  • cutting board
  • knife

Roughly chop chocolate.

Step 2/4

Heat milk in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add star anise, cloves, and chopped chocolate and stir gently until dissolved. Leave to simmer for approx. 5 – 10 min. Stir occasionally.
  • 600 ml milk
  • 2 star anise
  • 4 cloves
  • small saucepan

Heat milk in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add star anise, cloves, and chopped chocolate and stir gently until dissolved. Leave to simmer for approx. 5 – 10 min. Stir occasionally.

Step 3/4

In the meantime, beat cream in a measuring cup using a hand mixer with beaters until stiff.
  • 100 ml whipping cream
  • measuring cup
  • hand mixer with beaters

In the meantime, beat cream in a measuring cup using a hand mixer with beaters until stiff.

Step 4/4

Remove star anise and cloves from hot chocolate. Pour into cups and top off with a dollop of whipped cream. Sprinkle with chocolate shavings and enjoy!
  • 2 tsp chocolate shavings

Remove star anise and cloves from hot chocolate. Pour into cups and top off with a dollop of whipped cream. Sprinkle with chocolate shavings and enjoy!