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CHOCOLATE INSPIRATIONS RED WINE HOT CHOCOLATE

Chocolate Inspirations Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Warm up with our decadent Red Wine Hot Chocolate

7.5 oz. (about a cup) bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped

8 oz (1 cup) red wine

8 oz (1 cup) heavy cream

1 pinch kosher salt

Cinnamon Stick (optional)

  • Heat sauce pan and add cinnamon stick and roast until you smell the cinnamon
  • Add the wine
  • Bring wine and cinnamon stick to a simmer in a sauce pan
  • Add heavy cream and pinch of salt and bring to a simmer.
  • Add chopped chocolate, and stir continually over low heat until mixture is at a full simmer
  • Remove cinnamon stick
  • Pour into mugs, garnish whip cream, and dust with cocoa powder or sprinkle with chocolate shavings.
  • ENJOY!

Note:  Once the chocolate is added, it is important to stir continually so the chocolate does not burn while the mixture is heat.

Caramel Chocolate Champagne Sauce

Perfect for your Holiday dessert. Easy to make and absolutely decadent. Use as a gourmet dessert drink by pouring it into our new Sweet Shots – chocolate liquor cups. We have a Vegan and Dairy Free version too! Easy to make and absolutely decadent!

Chocolate Inspirations Chocolate Caramel Champagne Sauce

SALTED CHOCOLATE CHAMPAGNE CARAMEL SWEET SHOTS

Chocolate Inspirations

Ingredients:

  • 372 gr/13 oz Caramel Sauce – purchased or homemade ***
  • 93 gr/3.3 oz Champagne or Sparkling Grape Juice or Sparkling Cider
  • 3 gr/ ½ tsp Sea Salt
  • 130 gr/4.5 oz Milk or Dark chocolate – chopped
  • 93 gr/3.3 oz Champagne or Sparkling Grape Juice or Sparkling Cider
  • Raspberries (optional)

Directions:

  • Pour Caramel Sauce into microwaveable bowl
  • Pour first addition of Champagne or Sparkling Juice into bowl
  • Heat mixture for 1 minute in microwave
  • Add Chocolate and sea salt – stir until thoroughly melted and emulsified,
  • Add last addition of champagne, stir until thoroughly emulsified
  • Place 1 raspberry inside each Sweet Shot cup
  • Fill the cup with the Champagne Carmel (must not be warmer than 88º)
  • ENJOY!!!
  • ****Here is a link to an excellent caramel sauce from Alice Medrich and the Food52 site – http://food52.com/recipes/33229-real-caramel-sauceNOTE:  For a vegan dairy free version purchase a dairy free caramel sauce, or make the sauce from the above link using coconut milk or almond milk, and use dark chocolate.

     

 MAKE A CHOCOLATE EASTER BASKET 

How to make a Chocolate Easter Basket Part 1 – Modeling Chocolate

How to make a Chocolate Easter Basket Part 2 -Weaving the Basket with Modeling Chocolate

How to make a Chocolate Easter Basket Part 3- Chocolate Dipped Marshmallows

How to make a Chocolate Easter Basket Part 4

How to make a Chocolate Easter Basket Part 5 – Nest Candies and Vegan Dairy Free Chocolates

CHOCOLATE INSPIRATIONS RED WINE HOT CHOCOLATE

Chocolate Inspirations Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Warm up with our decadent Red Wine Hot Chocolate

7.5 oz. (about a cup) bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped

8 oz (1 cup) red wine

8 oz (1 cup) heavy cream

1 pinch kosher salt

Cinnamon Stick (optional)

  • Heat sauce pan and add cinnamon stick and roast until you smell the cinnamon
  • Add the wine
  • Bring wine and cinnamon stick to a simmer in a sauce pan
  • Add heavy cream and pinch of salt and bring to a simmer.
  • Add chopped chocolate, and stir continually over low heat until mixture is at a full simmer
  • Remove cinnamon stick
  • Pour into mugs, garnish whip cream, and dust with cocoa powder or sprinkle with chocolate shavings.
  • ENJOY!

Note:  Once the chocolate is added, it is important to stir continually so the chocolate does not burn while the mixture is heat.