This is Santa's favorite recipe for Christmas !


Ingredients :

2 cups whole milk
4 ounces fine-quality bittersweet chocolate
1/3 cup well-chilled heavy cream
1 tablespoon sugar


Preparation :

1. In a bowl with an electric mixer, beat cream with sugar until it just holds stiff peaks.

2. Chop chocolate and reserve 2 teaspoons. In a small saucepan, heat milk with remaining chocolate over moderate heat, stirring, until it just comes to a simmer.

3. Pour hot chocolate into 2 large mugs and top with whipped cream and reserved chocolate.