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Weeknight Belgian hot chocolate

Weeknight Belgian hot chocolate


Satisfy your chocolate cravings with this indulgent Belgian hot chocolate.

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 05

Cook Time : 05

Total Time : 10



  • 4 cups regular milk or low-fat milk

  • 200g quality dark chocolate (70% cacao), finely chopped

  • 150g quality milk chocolate, finely chopped

  • 1/2 cup Cognac (optional)

  • 3/4 cup cream

  • 3 teaspoons icing sugar


  • 01

    In a medium heavy saucepan, stir the milk over medium-high heat until hot. Remove the pan from the heat, add both chocolates, and, using an immersion blender, blend until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is foamy. Blend in the Cognac, if using.

  • 02

    In a medium bowl, beat the cream with the icing sugar until thick and fluffy.

  • 03

    Ladle the hot chocolate into your favourite mugs, spoon dollops of the whipped cream on top, and serve immediately.



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