Sponsored by: Citrus Hot Chocolate
Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, 2005
3/4 cup milk
3/4 cup half-and-half
2 strips orange peel
2 strips lemon peel
4 ounces semisweet chocolate, very finely chopped
Brandy, to taste
Limoncello, to taste
Sweetened whipped cream, for garnish
In a small saucepan, heat milk, half-and-half, orange peel and lemon peel until just simmering, simmer for about 2 minutes to infuse citrus flavor, being careful not to boil.
Remove peel, add chocolate, whisking until melted. Add brandy and/or limoncello, to taste.
Serve in mugs with a dollop of whipped cream.