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belgian hot chocolate


one of the first recipes david lebovitz put up on his site was a hot chocolate recipe from wittamer, one of the best chocolate shops in brussels, where he actually worked for a time. the head chocolatier, michael lewis gave him this recipe, which they serve in their chic tea salon overlooking the place sablon. try to find the best chocolate you can(30-40%). adapted from the great book of chocolate.


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  1. Warm about one-third of the half-and-half or milk
  2. With the chopped chocolates and salt
  3. Stirring until the chocolate is melted
  4. Whisk in the remaining half-and-half or milk
  5. Heating until the mixture is warmed through
  6. Add the cinnamon
  7. "use a hand-held blender
  8. Or a whisk
  9. And mix the hot chocolate until its completely smooth"
  10. Serve very warm
  11. Enjoy !
  12. "at wittamer
  13. Its served with a poof of whipped cream and chocolate curls"

Step 7

Total Time in Minute 13

Ingredients Count 5

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