Recipe courtesy of Scott Campbell

Avenue's Hot Chocolate

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  • Level: Easy
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1-quart whole milk

4 ounces Valrhona Cocoa Powder

1 1/2 ounces sugar

6 ounces Valrhona bittersweet chocolate chunks

1 tablespoons homemade vanilla

Homemade marshmallows or whipped cream, for topping


  1. Pour milk and cocoa into a sauce pot and bring to a simmer and add sugar. Reduce heat to very low and add chocolate stirring occasionally until melted about 3 to 5 minutes. Strain hot chocolate through a chinois and finish with vanilla. Hot chocolate can be topped off with homemade marshmallows or whipped cream.