The secret to getting the thickest, velvetiest hot chocolate is easier than you think!

Having a husband who is a chocolate maker has too many perks to mention but one of them is getting THE BEST hot chocolate made for me on demand. So what’s the secret to thick, luscious hot chocolate? ⁠⁠ ⁠Make a paste from high-quality cocoa powder (like mine 😋) and milk first. Cook it until thick THEN add the rest of the milk. Adding chocolate is optional because it’s THAT good. And because marriage means that what’s his is mine, here’s OUR recipe: ⁠⁠

The Secret to the Best Hot Chocolate⁠⁠

SERVES: 2⁠⁠
TIME UNTIL YOU CAN DRINK IT: 10 minutes⁠⁠
DIFFICULTY LEVEL: easy⁠⁠
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30 ml (2 tbsp) The Kate Tin cocoa powder, sifted⁠⁠
15 ml (1 tbsp) brown sugar⁠⁠
500 ml (2 cups) milk⁠⁠
100 g The Kate Tin dark baking chocolate drops ⁠⁠
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Whisk the cocoa powder, sugar, and 45 ml (3 tbsp) of the milk in a small saucepan over medium heat until thickened and glossy. Whisk in the rest of the milk and the chopped dark chocolate. Heat until just below boiling point, then pour into cups and serve.⁠

The Secret to Hot Chocolate⁠⁠
Serves 2
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
5 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 30 ml (2 tbsp) The Kate Tin cocoa powder, sifted⁠⁠
  2. 15 ml (1 tbsp) brown sugar⁠⁠
  3. 500 ml (2 cups) milk⁠⁠
  4. 100 g The Kate Tin dark baking chocolate drops ⁠⁠
Instructions
  1. Whisk the cocoa powder, sugar and 45 ml (3 tbsp) of the milk in a small saucepan over a medium heat until thickened and glossy. Whisk in the rest of the milk and the chopped dark chocolate. Heat until just below boiling point, then pour into cups and serve.⁠⁠
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