With a cold weather, nothing beats drinking delicious homemade hot chocolate especially on the morning you wake up, or to keep you up and comfortable after a tiring long day from work or school. Nothing says stop, and at the same time savor the moment more than a mug of homemade steaming hot chocolate equipped with melting marshmallows on top. If you are thinking of making one, then you do not have to worry about anything because it is extremely easy to create a homemade hot chocolate.
Homemade hot chocolate is often considered as a creamy, elegant and much better choice of warm drink during cold season compared to the instant powdered choice that is available at the market. There are a number of people who always gets mixed with hot chocolate to cocoa, but once you have tried making some experiments and coming up with your own version of hot chocolate, for sure you will never again fill your cup with hot cocoa. With regards to cocoa, it is actually a chocolate powder deprived of cocoa butter fat, while a hot chocolate is mostly considered as a decadent beverage.
When you want to make a chocolate of your own, you will have to make sure that you have with you a high quality chocolate to use. Basically, there are two types of chocolate and they are unsweetened and bittersweet. When it comes to the quality of the chocolate, it greatly depends on the proper way it was handled, as well as processed in opposition to the total portion of cocoa solids that were used.
In order to determine that you are purchasing the right chocolate, it is essential for you to touch it first. Put in mind that high-end quality chocolates are always smooth to touch, shiny and they break cleanly and easily. When it comes to the tasting technique, you might want to sit a small part of chocolate in your tongue for a few seconds, and then eventually press your tongue to the roof of your mouth. Similar with wine tasting, the flavor of the chocolate should be able to scatter across the upper surface of your mouth.
Here are fast and easy steps on how you can make your own homemade hot chocolate:
- Firstly, you have to mix both the cocoa powder and the sugar together in a mug or any container.
- Put the water in 1 container in liquid measure, thus it should be 250 mL. Then, you should put in the microwave on high level for about a minute and a half, or until it starts boiling. Pour in the hot water in the cocoa mixture carefully thereafter. Stir until it becomes smooth.
- Pour in the evaporated milk to the same liquid measure and then just repeat the second step over again.
- Lastly, add the vanilla and stir well. It is your choice if you want to add some toppings such as marshmallows in your homemade hot chocolate.
Youmay think that coming up with your own homemade hot chocolate can be a lot of work, but it really is easy to do.
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