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Chocolate Amaretto Cappuccino

When winter's rains sweep through chilly Southern California, all I want to do is rush indoors, cozy up to a good book and prepare a steaming pot of chocolat chaud. Instantly, my thoughts wrap around the memory of the hot ... Read more

Total time: 10 minutes | Serves 2
  • 3 ounces fine-quality semi-sweet chocolate with 60% cocoa, such as Callebaut
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3/4 cup brewed strong espresso
  • 2 ounces amaretto liqueur

Step 1Finely chop the chocolate and place the pieces in a double boiler, set over, but not touching, simmering water or in a heavy saucepan over low heat.

Step 2Add the milk and whisk continually until all chocolate is uniformly melted, about 5 minutes.

Step 3Turn the heat to medium until the liquid comes to a slow simmer; remove the pan from the heat and add the espresso and amaretto.

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