Chocolate soup

Recipe from: 26 April 2010

Ingredients 6
Servings 8
Time 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 5-1/2
    cup
    milk (if it makes you feel better use skimmed/nonfat milk)
  • 230
    g
    semisweet chocolate, grated, or semisweet chocolate chips, plus a little bit extra for garnish
  • 2
    tsp
    flour
  • 2/3
    cup
    granulated sugar
  • 4
    egg yolks
  • 1
    cup
    heavy cream, whipped to stiff peaks
 

Method

25 mins
 
In a large saucepan, bring the milk and chocolate to a boil over medium heat.

Place the flour in a small glass measuring cup or bowl.

Add 2 tablespoons of the hot chocolate milk to the flour, and stir to combine.

Add this mixture back into the soup as it boils. Stir in the sugar and remove pot from the stove.

Place the egg yolks in a heat-proof glass measuring cup, and beat lightly with a fork.

Add 1/4 cup of the hot soup to the eggs, and beat vigorously with a whisk to combine.

Then add the egg mixture back into the soup pot, whisk vigorously, and return the soup to low heat only long enough to warm it.

Pour the soup through a fine-mesh strainer to catch any bits of coagulated egg.

Serve hot, in small bowls, with a dollop of whipped cream and a bit of grated chocolate.

Or chill the soup for several hours and serve cold.

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