If you’re like me and have a the-darker-the-better mindset when it comes to chocolate, you’re probably wondering why on earth I used white chocolate to make this drink. I’m with you, trust me, I am. Although I don’t enjoy white chocolate on its own (it’s just so sweet!), somehow in this drink it really works. Make it and you might be a convert.
Serves 1 to 2
1 cup whole or reduced-fat milk (or half and half, if you want to be really indulgent)
2 oz good quality white chocolate
Pinch sea salt
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Whipped cream (optional; for garnish)
Dark chocolate shavings (optional; for garnish)
Combine the milk, white chocolate, and salt in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring up to a simmer, then turn heat down and simmer gently 2 minutes, whisking frequently. Turn heat off and stir in the vanilla. Serve hot, garnished with whipped cream and dark chocolate shavings, if desired.
If You Like Yours Frothy: Use an immersion blender or carefully pour the hot chocolate into a blender and process until frothy.