French Hot Chocolate Recipe

French hot chocolate with whipped cream and croissant

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A decadent, rich, and creamy hot chocolate like no other, this French hot chocolate is made with dark chocolate for a deep cocoa flavor, perfect with a morning croissant!


  • 240ml Whole milk
  • 115g Dark chocolate, 70% cocoa (4oz)
  • 2 tsp Brown sugar, to taste
  • Heavy or thickened cream, whipped, to serve


  1. Finely chop the chocolate
  2. Heat the milk together in a small saucepan over medium heat until almost boiling
  3. Remove from the heat and add the chocolate, stir until the chocolate has completely melted
  4. Taste and add brown sugar to your liking
  5. Divide the hot chocolate between two small mugs and top with a dollop of whipped cream 

Keywords: Hot chocolate, chocolat, le chocolat chaud, whipped cream

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