February 4, 2010

Italian Hot Chocolate

"Nun's Revenge"

Serving 2:
1c half and half
1T sugar
1t arrowroot (or other liquid thickener)
2oz. bittersweet chocolate (80% cocoa or higher)
Orange zest or slices for garnish

In medium saucepan, bring half-and-half (minus 2T) to a simmer. Whisk in sugar. Seperately, combine 2T half-and-half and arrowroot and whisk until smooth, then add to medium saucepan. Comtinue mixing for 1 minute. Remove from heat and quickly whisk in chocolate until smooth. Drink will be thick. Pour into cups and top with orange slices or zest and serve.

I call this, "Candybar in a cup." ENJOY!

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