Recipe: Single Serving Parisian Style Hot Chocolate

hot chocolate topped with whipped cream

Full disclosure! The picture that I took of the hot chocolate that I made for this post did not do it justice.

And this hot chocolate recipe is outstanding! It’s thick, rich and super chocolaty.

I don’t want the picture to keep you from trying it, so this is a stock photo. It’s as easy to make this recipe as using an instant mix. And you will elevate your hot chocolate experience to another level. At home! Without paying a ton of money! Yes, I’m screaming!

Today is one of the coldest days in New England this winter. And on a similarly super cold day five years ago, I blogged a recipe for Single Serving Parisian Style Hot Chocolate.

Back then, I adapted the recipe and I’ve adapted it again. It’s a little “healthier” with less sugar and cream. Today is National Hot Chocolate Day, so it’s the perfect day to try this recipe.

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Single Serving Parisian Style Hot Chocolate

Ingredients + Instructions

1 cup vanilla almond milk
4 T unsweetened cocoa powder
2 T packed brown sugar
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
pinch of salt
1/4 tsp. ground cardamom

Place ingredients in a microwave safe mug. Whisk until well combined. Microwave for two and a half minutes. Top with whipped cream. Enjoy!

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