- Prep: 5 min
- Cook Time: 10 min
- Total: 15 min
- Serving: 2 Servings
A blend of star anise pods and anise seeds gives this hot chocolate beverage unique and delicious flavor.
- 1/2 cup whole milk
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 3 star anise pods
- 1/4 teaspoon anise seed
- 5 ounces good-quality milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
- Place the milk, cream, star anise and anise seed into a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a simmer.
- Remove the pan from the heat, cover and let steep for 10 minutes. Strain the mixture and then add the chopped chocolate.
- Whisk the mixture over medium heat until the chocolate has completely melted and then pour into 2 mugs; serve immediately.