Sunday, December 6, 2009
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1 cup water
Mix these ingredients together in 2 quart saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium high heat. Boil for 1 minute, reduce heat to medium and add,
3 cups whole milk
Heat milk and chocolate, stirring occasionally until very warm but not boiling. Remove from heat and add
1/4 cup of half and half
1 teaspoon vanilla
Serve immediately topped with whipped cream or marshmallow or peppermint sticks or enjoy it undressed in all its goodness and wholesomeness.
The secret to making this an enjoyable indulgence it to not over heat the milk. When you add the half and half the chocolate milk becomes the perfect temperature to guzzle down for a gentle warming from the inside out. A perfect way to start the day on these freezing foggy mornings.