Drinking Chocolate

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

Modern Classics

Modern Classics

By Frances Bissell

Published 2000

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This is a very rich hot drink to be served in small cups.


  • 600 mls (1 pint) full-cream milk
  • 3 tablespoons whipping


Put the milk and cream with the spice, salt and pepper in a saucepan, and scald it; that is, bring to the point where tiny bubbles appear around the edge of the pan.

Break up the chocolate, put it in a bowl standing in very hot water. Pour the milk over the chocolate and stir until the chocolate has melted. Let it stand for a few minutes for the flavours to infuse.

Strain it int