“Grown Up” Hot Chocolate

“Grown Up” Hot Chocolate

“Grown Up” Hot Chocolate…

“Grown Up” Hot Chocolate
  • 4 ounces Ghirardelli 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1 tablespoon amaretto (almond liqueur)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup whipped cream
  1. In saucepan over low heat, bring chocolate and half-and-half to simmer, whisking constantly. Simmer 1 minute or until mixture thickens slightly
  2. Remove from heat; whisk in liqueur and vanilla. Pour into four ½-cup demitasse or coffee cups.
  3. Top each serving with 2 tablespoons whipped cream; dust with Ghirardelli Unsweetened Cocoa (if desired).
  4. Serve immediately. Tip: Instead of amaretto, use 1 tablespoon hazelnut, coffee or orange liqueur or peppermint schnapps, or ½ teaspoon almond or peppermint extract.

Source: ghirardelli