Hot Chocolate Drink


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Mar 15, 2007
* Hot Chocolate Drink - Lovers Delight *

Semi sweet cooking chocolate - 175 gms (chopped)
Fresh cream - 2 ½ cups
Sugar - 4 tbsp (as req according to taste)
Cinnamon (dalchini) powder - 1 pinch
Chilled milk - ½ cup
Fresh cream - 1 small sachet (abt 100 gms packet)
Vanilla essence - few drops (optional)

1. Melt semi sweet cooking chocolate in a double boiler, then add 2½ cups of fresh cream, 4 tbsp of sugar mix it well, and then add a pinch of dalchini pwd mix it well again and let it cook in double boiler for 1 to 2 mins.
2. Prepare whipped cream: Take a mixing bowl put ½ cup of chilled milk, add 1 small sachet of fresh cream and using an electric beater beat this milk and fresh cream mixture until it become thick, light and fluffy and if needed add few drops of vanilla essence, whipped cream is ready.
3. Pour the Hot chocolate Drink in the serving glass and then put the whipped cream on top of the Hot chocolate drink.

How to Melt Chocolate in a Double Boiler:
1. Take two saucepan one a larger size and other the smaller size.
2. Fill large sauce pan (half of it) with water and place on low heat.
3. Put chocolate chips or coarsely chopped chocolate in small saucepan and place this on the top of large saucepan (double boiler) over hot and not boiling water and allow the chocolate to melt.

Tip: Always use double boiler to melt chocolate, if the chocolate is melted directly on heat it get burnt and become bitter in taste.

Tip: Eating chocolate is sometime good as it reduces the depressive feeling.

Tip: Dalchini powder is added to Hot Chocolate Drink to give it a distinct additional flavor.

Tip: Chilled milk is needed so that the fresh cream is well blended and cream is being whipped easily.
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