Creole-Style Hot Chocolate Recipe
Creole-Style Hot Chocolate
Total time: less than 15 minutes

Prep. and cooking time: A few minutes

Difficulty: Easy
For 4 bowls or 6 cups

- 1 liter (4 cups) milk
- 1 egg
- 4 heaping tbsp. grated or powdered Cocoa
- 6 tbsp. cane or brown sugar
- 1 tbsp. cornstarch
- 1 vanilla bean
- 1 cinnamon stick
- A pinch of grated Nutmeg
- 150 g (5 oz.) toasted almonds or peanuts
  1. In a saucepan, heat the milk with the split and scraped vanilla bean, the cinnamon and the nutmeg;
  2. in a small bowl, combine the cocoa, sugar, cornstarch and egg with a few drops of cold milk;
  3. pour the mixture into the hot milk; let thicken over low heat;
  4. remove the vanilla bean and cinnamon stick; add the peanuts or almonds and serve very hot.
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