Superrich Hot Chocolate with Coconut Cream

Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson created this ultrarich hot chocolate topped with coconut cream for his partner Bobby Stuckey's wife, Danette, who has a sweet tooth. "At Frasca, we make a lot of desserts with chocolate or coconut, so we just kept going and came up with this drink," says Lachlan.


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  • Servings: 8

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  • One 13.5-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups heavy cream
  • 1 2/3 cups whole milk
  • 3 cups bittersweet chocolate chips (18 ounces)
  • Marshmallows, for serving (optional)

How to make this recipe

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the coconut milk and sugar and heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar; keep warm. In a medium saucepan, combine the cream and whole milk and bring to a simmer. Add the chocolate chips and remove from the heat. Let stand, stirring occasionally, until the chocolate is melted; whisk until smooth. Pour the chocolate into 8 mugs and spoon some of the coconut milk on top. Garnish with the marshmallows and serve.

Contributed By Photo © Maura McEvoy Published February 2007

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