Extra Thick and Creamy Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate
An extremely thick and creamy Italian style hot chocolate made in your slow cooker
- 800 ml milk I used semi-skimmed
- 4 tsp cocoa powder
- 6 tsp sugar granulated or caster
- 150 g dark chocolate I used 51% cocoa
- 8 tsp milk
- 4 tsp cornflour
- whipped or squirty cream to serve
- 1 square dark chocolate chopped into shavings, to serve
Pour the milk, cocoa powder and sugar into your slow cooker pot. Whisk well.
Heat on high for 2 hours.
Add the chopped chocolate and stir until melted.
Make a smooth paste using 8 teaspoons (4 dessert spoons) of milk and 4 teaspoons (2 dessert spoons) of cornflour. Pour the cornflour mixture into the hot chocolate and whisk well.
Heat on high for 1 hour until thickened. Whisk occasionally to prevent lumps.
Transfer to a jug and serve. Top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
Calories: 556kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 684mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 695IU | Calcium: 320mg | Iron: 5.5mg