Caramel Swirl Hot Chocolate
5 cups water
5 (3 ounce) bars milk chocolate, chopped
1/4 cup plus 1 cup chilled whipping cream
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
3 tablespoons prepared caramel sauce
Bring 5 cups water and chocolate to simmer in medium saucepan, stirring to dissolve chocolate.
Mix in 1/4 cup cream. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Bring to simmer, stirring frequently, before continuing.)
Whip 1 cup cream and powdered sugar in medium bowl until peaks form.
Drizzle caramel over and swirl together, forming streaks (do not over-mix).
Divide hot chocolate among 6 mugs.
Top with a generous amount of caramel whipped cream and serve.
Makes 6 servings.
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