Seriously Intense Hot Chocolate

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  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 2- 4 oz Cups 1x
  • Category: Drink


  • 5 tbsp good quality pure unsweetened cocoa powder (we like mixing 2 different brands to add complexity to the flavor. Here we used Droste and Lake Champlain unsweetened cocoa powder)
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract (optional)
  • 1 cup water
  • Organic whipping cream (optional)


  1. Combine both cocoa powders, sugar and corn starch in a small bowl
  2. Pour COLD water into a small sauce pan, add cocoa mixture and start cooking at medium low heat, stirring constantly.
  3. Cook until it thickens and serve immediately in 2 small mugs.
  4. Whip cream and add a dollop on top of the chocolate.
  5. ENJOY!