Parisian Hot Chocolate For the Soul [RECIPE]

Good Morning Beautiful People! ❤

A very happy weekend to you! 🙂 How are you? I sincerely hope you’re doing well. And if not, then today’s recipe is sure to lift your spirits. Every Spring I get the urge to nest. Okay, correction. Every season I get the urge to nest 😉 . It drives Mr. Noob Chef a bit batty to see me re-arranging the house all over again, but… I just have to move with the feel of the energy in the room. I need to always have that one spot where I can curl up with a book, and my favorite mug, and unwind. Is that crazy?

Anyway, today’s recipe is Parisian hot chocolate. I’m not a huge choco-holic, and I’ve had plenty of cups of cocoa in my life…. but this one is simply divine. Why? Because it’s thick. It’s creamy hot chocolate that is slightly bittersweet. It’s frothy, which we all know is pure comfort in a mug, and it coats your tongue on the way down. Parisian hot chocolate is something to be savored with a small nibble and oh, how I did just that! I was in need of something sweet. I’ve been good and had not whipped up a bunch of sweets lately, but my body, mind, soul, (and hormones) were crying out for something different. I wanted chocolate and I wanted it now!

So I made a cup of this cocoa… and swooned. Hard.

I hope your weekend is filled with beautiful memories. I hope you find that cozy spot in the world, be it your home or somewhere outside, and curl up with a mug of this hot chocolate. I hope you sip it slowly…. and take in the moment. I hope you savor time. Have a beautiful weekend everyone, and as always, keep on cooking! ❤


Parisian Hot Chocolate 

Courtesy of: David Lebovitz 

Serves: 4 small cups or 2 large


  • 2 cups of whole milk
  • 5 ounces (130 grams) bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar


Gather your ingredients.


Put a saucepan on medium heat. Meanwhile chop up the chocolate.


When the milk is warm, whisk in the chocolate and brown sugar. Continue to whisk for 2-3 minutes over medium heat. Be careful, it might froth up. If so, that’s okay, just turn down the heat a little. (It will thicken up, just keep at it!).


Pour into tea cups and serve immediately. Enjoy! 🙂


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