French style hot chocolate

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Recipe for French Style Hot Chocolate. This rich hot chocolate is full of spicy flavor -- the prefect thing to warm a crowd after skating, sledding or skiing.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 4 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream, whipped for garnish

Directions

  1. Melt chocolate in 1 cup of milk, over low heat, stirring constantly. Gradually add remaining milk and half and half, followed by remaining ingredients, except extracts. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until completely heated. Serve topped with whipped cream and sprinkled with additional nutmeg.