A true chocolate lovers love a good, hot or cold chocolate beverage. We give you 4 simple, but delicious recipe for a chocolate beverage. For the first two recipes we will use couverture chocolate, while the other two use unsweetened cocoa powder. Couverture is the name of chocolate with high percent of cacao butter. It’s very meltable, so you will get the best quality beverage.
Get a good quality chocolate, with the largest percentage of cocoa butter. First, You need to melt chocolate. Melting Procedure: Place the chocolate in a small heat-proof bowl. Then put a small bowl over a pan of water that is boiling. After a few minutes, the chocolate will melt. Other method is melting with microwave oвen (but you need to be very carefully).
After you get melted chocolate pour it into the milk. Now, you can add spices to get the better taste: a little nutmeg or cinnamon or vanilla. You can also add a little sugar if you prefer sweeter drink. A good choice is a strong coffee or brandy. Cook chocolate beverage with additives for 10 minutes and serve after lunch or dinner.
Banana cocoa drink
The second recipe is kids favorite: First, melt a chocolate bar as described. Now put in the blender melted chocolate, milk and bananas. After a few seconds of mixing in a blender, add some ice. Children will be thrilled!
Cocoa coffee drink
It’s very easy to make this beverage: Take one tablespoon of cocoa powder, 2 tablespoons of coffee-mate and 2 tablespoons of sugar. Put all into a glass and slowly add hot water and stir. It is necessary to slowly add boiling water to prevent making lumps. The amount of hot water you add depends on how strong you want to drink.
Cocoa with cinnamon and milk
This recipe is also made from cocoa powder. Take 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder and 2 tablespoons sugar. Stir them. Now slowly add the hot milk while stirring. Stir until everything is melted. Now drink your meals with cinnamon or nutmeg.