Classic hot chocolate with whipped cream

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Difficulty

Easy ๐Ÿ‘Œ
10
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

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

Utensils

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

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 using a  tea egg. Then add chopped chocolate and stir gently until dissolved. Leave to simmer for approx. 5 โ€“ 10 min. Stir occasionally.
  • 600 ml milk
  • 2 star anise
  • 4 cloves
  • small saucepan
  • tea egg

Heat milk in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add star anise, cloves using a tea egg. Then add chopped chocolate and stir gently until dissolved. Leave to simmer for approx. 5 โ€“ 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!