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The perfect cup of cocoa

Rachael Conlin Levy
Photo courtesy of chatirygirl.

I have sipped my way to hot chocolate heaven and found the perfect steaming mug. During this quest I have sampled many a cup, and taken many a detour into foreign recipes that had me mixing egg into the chocolate milk, adding dollops of dulce de leche, creating instant mixes, and whirring scalding concoctions in my blender. And in the end I found it, a recipe that achieves the perfect balance of chocolate and sugar, and it’s so damn easy you’ll want to kiss me.

Pour some milk in a pot. Toss in a few handfuls of chocolate chips, more if you want a richer chocolate taste. Heat. When the chocolate begins to melt, whisk until your happy with the results.

While I may have found my perfect cup, I urge you to get a little cocoa crazy and try out some of the drinks I sampled in my mug madness. Recipes can be found at Rediscover Hot Chocolate. If you find one that’s particularly delightful, please share it!

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2 responses to “The perfect cup of cocoa”

  1. Mindi says:

    I’ll kiss ya! ; ) For the cup to be perfect I will add a dollop of whip cream. mmmmmmm Thanks for the recipe!

    Mindi

  2. Marty E. says:

    Real whipping cream, please…I think you might have found it.

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