|3||tablespoons of cocoa powder|
|3||cups of whole milk|
|180||grams of dark chocolate, finely chopped|
|3||tablespoons of demerara sugar|
|¼||teaspoon of ground cinnamon|
|whipped cream and cocoa powder for topping|
|1.||Bring ¾ cup of water on slow flame to simmer. Whisk in cocoa powder until no lumps remain. Add milk and return to simmer.|
|2.||Whisk in chopped chocolate, cinnamon and sugar. Cook for 5-7 minutes whisking frequently. Mixture should be smooth and creamy and chocolate melted.|
|3.||Pour into mugs, top with whipped cream and dust with cocoa powder. Serve hot.|
Minimally adapted from here.
Using Dutch processed cocoa and best chocolate takes the taste to a new level of bliss.
Next time I plan to add a bit of all spice powder (garam masala) too. The idea of adding flavours is limitless, you can add liqueur, extracts etc of your choice.