Servings: Makes 4 servings
Ingredients 1 cup heavy cream8 ounces semisweet chocolate , chopped3 cups whole milkUnsweetened whipped cream , for topping
In a medium saucepan, heat cream over medium heat until hot. Add chocolate and remove pan from heat; let stand 1 minute. Whisk until chocolate melts. Pour into 4 large mugs.
In the same saucepan, over medium heat, heat milk until hot. Then pour into the mugs, stir, and serve immediately with generous dollops of whipped cream.
* Variations: Grind fresh nutmeg or sprinkle cinnamon over whipped cream. Or, add 2 teaspoons créme de menthe or Kahlúa to each mug.