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Hot chocolate with cinnamon recipe


© Photo taken from the book Alter Eco by Catherine Madani, photograph by Françoise Nicol
Serves 4 people
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes

120g cooking chocolate
400ml full-cream milk
200ml water
3 pinches of cinnamon
2 pinches of piment d'Espelette (Basque chili pepper)
1 teaspoon bitter cocoa powder

Chop the chocolate. Melt it with the milk and water in a saucepan over a moderate heat. Add the sifted cocoa powder, cinnamon and piment d'Espelette and mix vigorously.

Whisk the mixture to froth it up then serve in large mugs.

Variation: try replacing the cinnamon with ginger.


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