Make Delicious Hot Chocolate

Rich and delicious, massively better than what you get with a powder. Recipe from Orangette, who apparently adapted it from Dorie Greenspan’s Paris Sweets, in turn inspired by something served by Ladurée.

Finely chop the chocolate, preferably on a cold surface and quickly since it will get melty.

In a medium saucepan, combine milk, sugar, water. Put it on medium heat and whisk occasionally until the sugar is dissolved. Raise the heat to medium-high until it just boils. Remove the pan from the heat and whisk in the chocolate.

Blend for a minute with an immersion blender or regular blender. Warning: the volume of the liquid will expand a lot when doing this. Be prepared!

Makes 2 medium-sized mugs, drinkable immediately.