This recipe is sure to warm you up during those cold, winter months. For the complete recipe visit the Seattle Chocolates page here.

Ingredients

2 teaspoons cornstarch


1 1/2 cups whole milk


1/2 cup water


4 (10oz) Seattle Chocolates 2.5oz Dark Truffle Bars, finely chopped


1/2 cup heavy cream


1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder (optional)


2 tablespoons brandy (optional), or to taste


Directions

Serves: 8

Active Time: 15 min
Start to Finish: 15 min

  1. Whisk together cornstarch and 2 tablespoons milk.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a 2-quart heavy saucepan, then reduce heat to moderately low and add chopped chocolate and a pinch of salt, whisking until smooth.
  3. Add cream and remaining milk (1 1/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons) and increase heat to moderate, then cook, whisking occasionally, until mixture is smooth and heated through. Taste; for a deeper chocolate flavor, whisk in cocoa.
  4. Whisk cornstarch mixture, then add half to chocolate mixture and simmer, whisking, until slightly thickened, about 2 minutes. Add brandy (if using) and remaining cornstarch mixture to thicken if desired, then simmer, whisking, 1 minute.