Makes 2 servings
2 cups soy or light coconut milk (or your favorite kind of milk)
½ cup grated dark chocolate*
¼ teaspoon grated nutmeg
¼ teaspoon grated cinnamon
1 bay leaf
2-4 tablespoons turbinado sugar
1 scraped vanilla pod or 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
1 tablespoon white flour or cornstarch (optional)
Note: Works best with a double boiler.
- Bring the milk to a boil and quickly lower heat. If you are using a double boiler, make sure the milk is steamy hot.
- Add the grated cocoa, nutmeg, cinnamon and bay leaf and let simmer gently for 2-3 minutes.
- Stir in vanilla and if you want a thicker drink, add flour (or cornstarch) stirring continuously.
- Add sugar and stir until dissolved.