A cup of hot chocolate on a chilly day is hard to beat. Decadent, comforting and sweet, a sip out of this drink can just warm you right down to your toes ? But what if we told you there’s a way you can level up this drink and make it even more delicious than it already is? The answer is by whipping it up the French way, more specifically the way that it’s done at the famous Parisian cafe, Angelina.
Regarded as the best hot chocolate in Paris, this European style drink is far thicker in consistency than most regular hot chocolates which gives it its iconic rich and velvety flavour. With just a whiff and a taste, the combo of its aroma and silkiness is enough to hook you in completely. So if that sounds heavenly to you, go ahead and see how you can fix one up yourself with this easy halal French chocolate recipe ?
Ingredients (serves 2)
- ½ cup whole milk
- ½ cup heavy cream
- 2 tsp powdered sugar
- 1 cup semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, broken into pieces (makes sure it is close to 70% cocoa)
- In a saucepan, whisk together whole milk, heavy cream and powdered sugar over medium-high heat. Stir for about 5 to 6 minutes until you see tiny bubbles appear around the edges. Make sure that the mixture does not come to a boil.
- Remove the pan from heat and stir in chopped chocolate until everything has melted. Place the pan back on the stove on low heat if needed to further melt the chocolate.
- Top with a generous dollop of whipped cream, serve and enjoy!
With just 4 ingredients and 3 simple steps, you'll be able to whip up this famous French hot chocolate in no time and imagine yourself kicking it back at a cafe in Paris ?