Hot White Chocolate with Cardamom

Hot White Chocolate with Cardamom

Hot White Chocolate with Cardamom

White chocolate is the perfect canvas for warm, winter spices such as cardamom and nutmeg.Maxime Iattoni

White chocolate is the perfect canvas for warm, winter spices such as cardamom and nutmeg in this take on hot chocolate.

Hot White Chocolate with Cardamom
White chocolate is the perfect canvas for warm, winter spices such as cardamom and nutmeg in this take on hot chocolate.
Yield: makes 1 Drink

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. good-quality white chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 cup milk
  • 14 cup cream
  • 2 pods green cardamom, lightly crushed
  • 12 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Freshly grated nutmeg, as garnish

Instructions

  1. Place chocolate in a small heatproof bowl; set aside. Heat milk, cream and cardamom in a 1-qt. saucepan over medium heat until just beginning to bubble at edges, about 3 minutes.. Remove from heat, strain, discarding cardamom, and stir in vanilla. Pour over chocolate and let sit for 1 minute. Whisk until smooth. Sprinkle with freshly grated nutmeg to serve.