Classic hot chocolate with whipped cream

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Julie

Julie

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
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
16 g
Fat
37 g
Carb
40 g
  • Step 1/4

    Roughly chop chocolate.
    • 100 g 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 – 10 min. Stir occasionally.
    • 600 ml milk
    • star anise
    • 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 – 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!