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Hot chocolate

Hot chocolate

Here's something simple to cheer up cold days, or a delight to look forward to on coming home after a walk in the rain.


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Last modified on: December 19th 2010

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
13 min.10 min.23 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
10 min.
Hot chocolate : Photo of step #1 Bring 1 litre whole milk to the boil in a pan over medium heat.

as soon as it boils, turn down the heat and add 200 g chocolate in small pieces.
Stage 2
3 min.
Hot chocolate : Photo of step #2 Stir with a maryse or whisk until the chocolate is completely melted.
Stage 3
5 min.
Hot chocolate : Photo of step #3 Then add 1 tablespoon Vanilla sugar and stir again until melted.
Stage 4
5 min.
Hot chocolate : Photo of step #4 Serve very hot, with finger biscuits or a slice of brioche for example.


The recipe is only approximate, so vary it to suit your taste.

If you don't have full-cream milk, use skimmed and add 2 tablepoonsful of cream.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
177854 gr176 gr95 gr
89 %21 %17 %14 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1464 gr14 gr8 gr
7 %2 %1 %1 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
44413 gr43 gr23 gr
22 %5 %4 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 2.84 €
Per person : 0.71 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made
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This recipe use (among others)
Whole milkWhole milk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chocolate cream with a crunch, irish coffee mousse, Gâteau Basque , Cheese Soufflé, Real custard sauce (crème anglaise), Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, ... All
ChocolateChocolate: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Moist chocolate cake, Chocolate Chantilly , Chestnut Fudge Cupcakes, Chocolate tart, Chocolate muffins, ... All
Vanilla sugarVanilla sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Caramelized brioche with pear and kiwi, Frozen Nougat, Stewed apple (compote), Clementine sorbet, Amiens macaroons, ... All

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