Heat the milk (or a mixture of cream and milk for a richer result) until it simmers and whisk it into the chocolate. Pour into individual cups and serve with rum or whipped cream, if using. Top with chocolate shavings.
Enriched Chocolate Sauce:
Yield:Ease of preparation: easy
In a medium saucepan over low heat, bring the cream, sugar, cinnamon and butter to a rolling boil. Remove from the heat, add the chocolate and stir until the chocolate melts. Add the rum and stir in the orange zest before serving.
*This recipe can be made even more "evil" by substituting 2 cups of cream and mixing it with 4 cups milk.