Step up your game this holiday season with this rich and creamy hot chocolate.
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 1/2 cups whole milk
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon espresso powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
8 oz. 72% dark chocolate, chopped
4 cinnamon sticks to garnish
Add heavy cream, whole milk, powdered sugar and espresso powder to a 1.5-quart saucepan. Whisk over medium heat until hot. Do not allow to boil.
Around edges, small bubbles will appear. Mixture may begin to steam.
Turn heat to low and stir in chocolate until melted completely.
Divide among four mugs. Top each with whipped cream and a cinnamon stick.
Note: Milk chocolate may be used instead of dark chocolate.