This, the spirit of Christmas, that forever and ever endures. May it leave its richest blessing in the hearts of you and yours! May the warmth of love and family fill your homes this holiday season!
During this special season, here is a special recipe to keep you warm! Ciccolata Calda – the Italian Hot Chocolate! Very simple to make and once you try this, you will not go back to the regular hot chocolate.
Bitter sweet chocolate – 1 bar ~ 100gms or higher. I used Ghiradelli 60% cacao
Milk – 2 cups
Sugar – 2 teaspoons
Corn starch – 2 teapoons
- Heat 1 cup of milk in a non-stick pan on a medium heat. Add chocolate bar. Keep stirring until the chocolate melts.
- Add the remaining milk, and continue the stir the whole time.
- Dissolve corn starch in some milk, and add it. Stir the mixture until it is very thick – about 10-15 minutes. The consistency would be 3-4 times thicker than what you started with.
- Serve hot!