S’mores Italian Hot Chocolate

This simple recipe is bound to sweeten up your holidays. It’s a perfect treat for the whole family to enjoy on a cold winter day!

Ingredients

1 cup of whole milk (split into 3/4 cup and 1/4 cup for later)
1 teaspoon corn starch
2 tablespoons sugar
2.5 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 bar of dark chocolate, chopped
Optional Ingredients:
1/2 cup marshmallow fluff
3-4 large marshmallows
2 oz. Vodka
Whipped cream

Directions

1. Pour 3/4 cup of milk into a pot and bring to a boil.

2. While boiling, combine 1/4 cup of milk and corn starch in a small bowl and whisk until mixed.

3. Once the milk is boiling, set temp to low and add your corn starch & milk mixture and stir. Then add the sugar and cocoa powder and continue stirring.

4. Add your chopped dark chocolate, and whisk/stir for about 3 minutes or until thick and smooth.

5. Pour into a mug and top with marshmallow fluff and/or toasted marshmallows if desired. Enjoy while it’s hot!

Nutrition

870 calories; 47 g fat; 27 g saturated fat; 40 mg cholesterol; 16 g protein; 113 g carbohydrates; 5 g fiber; 110 mg sodium; 298 mg calcium. Nutrition figures based on using whole milk and do not include optional ingredients.

Recipe & photo by: Justin Schuble of DCFOODPORN