Coconut Hot Chocolate

 
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The richness of this recipe with the coconut milk is delicious! The meringue topping is soft and fluffy which adds a wonderful texture to this beverage.
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Recipe type: Hot Beverage
Serves: 2 cups
Ingredients
For the Chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 15-ounce can coconut milk
  • ¼ cup dark brown sugar
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • 1 ounce bittersweet chocolate, chopped about ¼ cup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the Meringue
  • 1 large egg white
  • 3 tablespoons superfine sugar
Instructions
  1. PREPARATION
Step 1
  1. Whisk cocoa into ⅓ cup boiling water.
Step 2
  1. In a saucepan, combine coconut milk, brown sugar and salt. Simmer, stirring, until sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes. Whisk in hot cocoa and chocolate until smooth. Stir in vanilla.
Step 3
  1. In bowl of an electric mixer, beat egg white on medium speed until it begins to foam, about 1 minute. Add superfine sugar tablespoon by tablespoon as mixer is running. Beat until egg white stiffens to soft peaks and is shiny, 5 minutes. Dollop onto cups of hot chocolate.