ITALIAN HOT CHOCOLATE RECIPE (CIOCCOLATA CALDA)

Italian Hot Chocolate, also known as Cioccolata Calda, is a classic recipe for a delicious hot cocoa that's thick and sweet. One spoonful and you'll agree that this is the best hot chocolate recipe out there!

Ingredient

– 2 cups whole milk – 100g dark chocolate, finely chopped – 2 tablespoons granulated sugar – 1 tablespoon cocoa powder – 1 teaspoon cornstarch – Pinch of salt – Whipped cream (optional) – Chocolate shavings (optional)

Direction

In a saucepan, heat milk over medium-low heat until warm but not boiling. 

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Add chopped chocolate, sugar, cocoa powder, cornstarch, and salt to the milk. 

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Whisk continuously until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth and thickened. 

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Simmer for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly, until thickened to desired consistency. 

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Remove from heat and let it cool slightly before serving. 

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Pour into cups and top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings if desired. 

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Serve immediately

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enjoy your rich and creamy Italian hot chocolate!

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also see

also see

CUCCIDATI RECIPE (CLASSIC ITALIAN FIG COOKIES)