This French Silk Hot Chocolate is so rich and creamy!  Once you make this you will never go back to the powdered chocolate that is sold in the stores.  Real chocolate and real cream.  Then add the milk.  It is sure to please your guests and they will ask for seconds.  It is great for any special occasion, but we drink it every Christmas morning.  Make it the night before and in the morning you will only need to warm the milk.  It might take a few minutes, but it is time well spent.  It is truly a party drink, but start your new traditions today and make some amazing French Silk Hot Chocolate.  You might even want to add some Ready Whip and a candy cane, or just drink it plain.  However you drink it, it is so good, you will love it.

French Silk Hot Chocolate

French Silk Hot Chocolate
Recipe Type: Beverage
Author: Amy
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Serves: 8 cups
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate (4 squares)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 pint whipping cream, whipped
  • 1/4 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 6 to 8 cups hot milk
  1. In a medium sauce pan, add chocolate and water and mix together.
  2. Cook over low heat until chocolate is melted, stirring constantly.
  3. Add salt and 1/2 cup sugar. Continue to cook for four minutes.
  4. Chill thoroughly.
  5. Whip the cream and add 1/4 cup confectioners sugar and vanilla to the whipped cream.
  6. When the chocolate is cooled, fold it into the whipped cream.
  7. When serving, place about 2 tablespoons in a cup and pour hot milk over it, filling the cup.
  8. We use cups that are equal to 1 cup.
  9. Stir well to blend, and serve at once. We love to add Ready Whip.
  10. You can also add a candy cane.


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