Calories

310

Protein

6g

Carbs

44g

Fat

13g

This Italian hot chocolate is the perfect indulgence to enjoy this holiday season. It tastes nothing like a normal packet of hot cocoa mix. It’s so thick, you’ll actually need a spoon! Chocoholics will love this CIoccolata Calda, and the darker the chocolate you use, the better. It might not be as sweet as you’re used to, but it’s still extremely rich and decadent!

Cioccolata Calda

Prep Time

5 min

Cook Time

15 min

Total Time

20 min

Recipe Type: Beverage

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 cups whole milk, divided
  • 3 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa

Directions

  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, whisk together sugar, and 1½ cups milk.
  2. Heat on medium-low until bubbles start to form around the edges.
  3. Mix the remaining ½ cup of milk with the cornstarch.
  4. Whisk the cornstarch mixture to the milk mixture.
  5. Cook for an additional minute, or until the mixture thickens slightly.  
  6. Add the chocolate and cocoa stir until smooth.
  7. When chocolate has melted completely, serve in mugs.
  8. Keep in mind that  the longer it sits out, the thicker it will become.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO PER SERVING
Calories 310 (120 from fat)
Total fat 13g
Saturated fat 8g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 65mg
Carbohydrate 44g (3g dietary fiber, 36g sugar)
Protein 6g

 

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