Italian drinking chocolate is the hot cocoa of your dreams — here’s how to make it at home

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If you’re in need of a midwinter pick-me-up and Girl Scout Cookies aren’t doing the trick, try this incredibly decadent “drinking chocolate.”

It’s a thicker version of traditional hot cocoa, kind of like drinking warmed Hershey’s chocolate syrup. This recipe tastes a little better than that, and is definitely worth the extra time.

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Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 oz extra dark chocolate
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • Splenda or sugar for sweeting
  • whipped cream

Watch to find out exactly how to make it.

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