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Friday, December 18, 2009

I'm feeling hot, hot, hot!

Tonight I made the most delicious and decadent hot chocolate. Ordinarily, I make the Hershey's cocoa hot chocolate that you find on the side of the box. It's pretty tasty. When I am desperate, I will drink Swiss Miss. This Martha Stewart hot chocolate has probably ruined me for life. Nothing will taste as good as this chocolatey-bliss in a cup.

Hot Chocolate (Martha Stewart Living Jan 2010 issue)

9 c. whole milk (Whole milk is a little too rich for me, so we used 1%.)
1/2 c. packed light brown sugar
15 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped (I used Baker's. Don't tell Martha; she wouldn't approve.)
1/2 tsp. fresh grated nutmeg (I used ground.)

Warm the milk on the stove top over medium-low heat. Whisk in brown sugar until dissolved. Whisk in chocolate until dissolved. Cook about 5 minutes to slightly thicken. Whisk in nutmeg. Serve with marshmallows or whipped cream.

You should go make this right now. I'm serious.


  1. Hello! Glad to find you again. I knew you couldn't stay away from blogland forever. Well, I hoped. :-) I have 4 blogs, 3 at Homeschoolblogger and a Blogger blog. I am probably crazy! I only keep up with 2 though. Does that make it better?

  2. If you say so! I won't judge you! :) Which ones should I be reading? Will you give me the links?


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