Angelina Paris Divine Hot Chocolate Recipe?
The hot chocolate, Chocolat Africain at ANGELINA on the rue de Rivoli in Paris the most wonderful heavenly drink in the world. Served in a pitcher with tiny cups and a coupe of chantilly on the side,nothing I have ever had here comes even close.
If anyone knows the secret recipe, please share.
Angelina Café Hot Chocolate
6 ounces fine-quality semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1/4 cup water, room temperature
3 tablespoons hot water
3 cups rich (not reduced fat content)hot milk
Sugar to taste
Whipped cream, if desired
In double boiler over low heat, combine chocolate and 1/4 cup water until melted, stirring until smooth.
Remove top of double boiler pan from heat. Whisk in 3 tablespoons hot water. Divide among individual 4 mugs. Stir 3/4 cup hot milk into each mug. Add sugar and whipped cream to taste.
Makes 4 servings.
Combine 3/4 cup whole milk, 1/4 cup heavy cream and 1 t. confectioners' sugar and heat over med-high till bubbles appear around edges. Remove from heat and add 4 oz Omanhene bittersweet chocolate (72%) that's been chopped. Stir till melted (you may need to return it to low heat). Serve with whipped cream.