Hot Chocolate from a chocolate bar

 

Hot Chocolate from a chocolate bar
 
An easy recipe to make a decadent hot chocolate drink.
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Ingredients
  • 3½ cups whole milk,
  • ½ cup heavy cream,
  • 8 ounces chocolate, preferably dark,
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup or natural sweetener of choice,
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract.
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt,
Instructions
  1. Chop the chocolate finely.
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring the milk and cream to a low simmer over medium heat, whisking occasionally.
  3. Add the chocolate, maple syrup, vanilla, and salt. Whisk vigorously until all of the chocolate has melted. Cook for an additional 4 minutes, whisking constantly.
  4. Top with whipped cream and shaved chocolate.