1 cup cocoa
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
dash or two of salt
1 cup of whipping cream
8 cups of milk
1 pure chocolate bar
Place a metal mixing bowl in the fridge to chill for whipping your cream later. Put the first four ingredients in a saucepan. Heat over medium heat, whisking and blending as it warms and becomes smooth and fully incorporated. Turn off and remove from burner, allow time to cool well. I like to just put it on the porch railing outside for a bit if it's really cold. Once chilled, take your metal bowl out of the fridge and pour in the cream, then whip it into beautiful pillows of fluff. Bring your chocolate mixture over and gently fold it into the cream. Place it in the fridge to wait as you heat up your milk.
Once you have your milk hot, place a generous dollop of the the chocolate cream in each cup. Pour your milk in, give just a little bit of a stir, and take a satisifying sip. This is the most creamy, heavenly cup of chocolate you'll find anywhere... umm... ummm..... ummmm........
(I'm under the weather today, so I'll post a personal photo later... my apologies - but trust me, the cocoa more than makes up for it.)
Shared with Far Above Rubies, Time Warp Wife, We Are That Family, and GNOWFGLINS