Mmm! Warm up this winter with hot chocolate

What would Christmas morning be like without sitting by a fire with a delicious cup of hot chocolate? Debra Racicot, executive pastry chef at New York's Gotham Bar and Grill, visited “Weekend Today” with hot chocolate treats for your holiday morning.

White Hot Chocolate
Servings:

Serves 4

Ingredients

    • 2 Cups Milk
    • 1 Cups Coconut Milk
    • 1/4 stalk Lemongrass
    • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla extract
    • 4 Cardamom Pods
    • Pinch of Nutmeg
    • Pinch of Salt
    • 8 oz. White Chocolate

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Spiced Dark Hot Chocolate
Servings:

Serves 4

Ingredients

    • 2 1/2 oz. unsweetened chocolate
    • 4 oz. chocolate (semi-sweet)
    • 1 1/4 cup Dark Brown Sugar
    • 1 1/4 cup + 2T Sugar
    • 750 ml Milk
    • 575 ml Heavy Cream
    • 1 1/4 tsp Vanilla extract
    • 1/2 oz. Dried Ancho Chili
    • 3 Cinnamon Sticks
    • Pinch of Salt

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Milk Chocolate Pistachio Hot Chocolate
Servings:

Serves 4

Ingredients

    • 2 oz. Milk Chocolate
    • 5 oz. Dark Chocolate (Extra Bitter)
    • 1 1/2 cups Dark Toasted Pistachios
    • 1/4 cup Light Brown Sugar
    • 1/8 cup Sugar
    • 750 ml Milk
    • 575 ml Heavy Cream
    • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
    • pinch of Salt

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White Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
Servings:

Serves 4

Ingredients

    • 2 1/2 Cups Milk
    • 1 Cup Heavy Cream
    • 1/4 cup Peanut Butter (Preferably Skippy Brand)
    • 8 oz. White Chocolate (Such as: Nestle, Lindt, Valhrona)
    • Pinch of Salt

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Caramelized Hot Chocolate
Servings:

Serves 4

Ingredients

    • 5 oz. Semi Sweet Chocolate (56%)
    • 3 oz. Unsweetened Chocolate
    • 3 Cups Sugar
    • 3 1/4 Cups Milk
    • 2 Cups Cream
    • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract

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Mocha Milk Hot Chocolate
Servings:

Serves 4

Ingredients

    • 5 oz. Milk Chocolate
    • 2 oz. Unsweetened Chocolate
    • 1/2 Cup Sugar
    • 1 Tablespoon Instant Expresso (or 2T instant Coffee)
    • 3 Cups Milk
    • 2 Cups Cream
    • Pinch of Salt

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