Hot Chocolate

Preparation info
  • Serves

    2 to 4

    • Difficulty


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By Jeremiah Tower

Published 2002

  • About

This chocolate is served at Angelina in Paris, on the rue de Rivoli around the corner from the Place Vendôme and the Ritz. It is divine.


  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 ounces very best quality bittersweet chocolate
  • 1


Put the cream, chocolate, sugar, and salt in a metal bowl set over barely simmering water.

When the cream is hot to the touch (but never boiling), gently whisk the chocolate into the cream until it is thoroughly mixed. Take the bowl off the heat and whisk the mixture for 2 to 3 minutes.

The mixture can be stored covered in the refrigerator for up to a week, but don’t add the mil