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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


  1. Bring 5 cups water and chocolate to simmer in medium saucepan, stirring to dissolve chocolate.
  2. Mix in 1/4 cup cream. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Bring to simmer, stirring frequently, before continuing.)
  3. Whip 1 cup cream and powdered sugar in medium bowl until peaks form.
  4. Drizzle caramel over and swirl together, forming streaks (do not over-mix).
  5. Divide hot chocolate among 6 mugs.
  6. Top with a generous amount of caramel whipped cream and serve.

Makes 6 servings.