Italian hot chocolate


Italian hot chocolate
This delicious, custardy chocolate treat is made in minutes.

A treat for kids (and big kids) to enjoy at teatime, or any other time.
54,0993.7/5 for 24 ratings
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Last modified on: April 26th 2020

For 2 mugs, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 1 mug 2 mugs 4 mugs 6 mugs

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
10 min.10 min.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 1 min.
Italian hot chocolate  : Photo of step #1
Mix 3 tablespoons water with 25 g cornflour in a small bowl.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Italian hot chocolate  : Photo of step #2
Bring 500 ml whole milk to the boil.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Italian hot chocolate  : Photo of step #3
Turn down the heat, add 10 g Vanilla sugar and 50 g dark chocolate, chopped into small pieces.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Italian hot chocolate  : Photo of step #4
Turn off the heat, tip in the cornflour and water mixture all at once while whisking. The mixture will thicken almost immediately.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Italian hot chocolate  : Photo of step #5
Pour into mugs or bowls. Serve hot or warm.

Remarks

If you prefer something a little sweeter, increase the amount of vanilla sugar or add a little caster sugar.

If your chocolate stash has run out, you can use cocoa powder instead, but you'll definitely need to add more sugar.

Keeping:

Should be eaten immediately.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
690 Kcal or 2,889 Kj28 gr76 gr33 gr
34 %11 %7 %5 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
109 Kcal or 456 Kj4 gr12 gr5 gr
5 %2 %1 %1 %
Per mug
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
345 Kcal or 1,444 Kj14 gr38 gr17 gr
17 %5 %4 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

My mother, when I was small.

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Vanilla sugarVanilla sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Génoise (Genoa sponge), Apple Batter Puddings, Gâteau Nantais, Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, Plain cake, ... All

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