Hot Sipping Chocolate with Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Yield: 12 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes

INGREDIENTS

4 cups half-and-half, light cream, or whole milk
1 cup Ghirardelli® 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Baking Chips
12 cup Ghirardelli Sweet Ground Chocolate and Cocoa
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 recipe Cinnamon Whipped Cream (see below)
Stick cinnamon

Cinnamon Whipped Cream
34 cup whipping cream
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
14 teaspoon ground cinnamon

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a 3-quart heavy saucepan, combine half-and-half, Ghirardelli® 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Baking Chips, Ghirardelli Sweet Ground Chocolate and Cocoa, and sugar. Cook over medium-high heat, whisking constantly, until just boiling and mixture is smooth.
  2. Serve immediately in demitasse cups or shot glasses with Cinnamon Whipped Cream and stick cinnamon.

Cinnamon Whipped Cream

  1. In a chilled medium bowl, combine whipping cream, powdered sugar, and cinnamon. Beat with chilled beaters of an electric mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form (tips curl).

Makes 12 servings
Start to Finish: 15 minutes

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