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Chocolat à L'ancienne (Hot Chocolate)

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“From FamousFrenchDesserts.com. "Tastes amazing, feels amazing." Traditional French serving ideas: For breakfast serve in a bowl for dipping your toast into or for afternoon tea with French pastries or truffles Posted for ZWT 5.”
READY IN:
10mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 28 ounces whole milk
  • 7 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate, chopped into small pieces
  • 1 cup creme fraiche (or heavy cream)
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 1 pinch vanilla powder (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder (for garnish)
  • 1 12 cups whipped cream (fresh or canned for garnish)

Directions

  1. Heat milk, cream & sugar over low flame. Bring to simmer but do not let it boil.
  2. Remove from heat and add chocolate and vanilla. Stir until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth.
  3. Pour into mugs and serve with whipped cream & a sprinkle of powdered cocoa.
  4. Voilà!

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