Hot Chocolate "Volcano"
- 1/2 tablespoon organic, dark Dutch process cocoa powder
- 1/2 tablespoon white sugar
- 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1/2 tablespoon instant powdered milk
- Pinch ground cinnamon
- Pinch salt
- Pinch vanilla powder
- 4 ounces whole milk
- 3 ounces whipping cream
- Chocolate shavings, for garnish
- Chopped pistachios, for garnish
Whisk the cocoa powder, sugar, cornstarch, powdered milk, cinnamon, salt and vanilla powder together with the milk in a saucepan. Bring to a boil while continuing to stir the mixture so as to not to burn the chocolate.
Add the whipping cream to the bottom of your serving mug and tap the bottom to settle. Pour the hot chocolate mixture over the whipping cream in the serving mug. Keep watching the reaction of your Volcano Eruption.
Add chocolate shavings and pistachios on the top of your volcano.
This recipe was provided by a professional chef or restaurant and may have been scaled down from a bulk recipe. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.
Recipe courtesy Don Rene, Rim Cafe
Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello