Tiramisu Hot Cocoa

It’s time to put a twist on the classic winter drink. Warm up with a big mug of this tiramisu hot cocoa, it tastes just like the Italian dessert.

If you missed it, I recently shared a super thick and creamy recipe for Nutella hot chocolate. I wanted to continue with hot chocolate ideas and I mean, how perfect is a tiramisu for hot chocolate? The very next day, I ran into the kitchen and started working out my recipe.

This tiramisu hot chocolate takes all the flavor components of a tiramisu and implements them in every part of this drink with minimal effort, including a lady finger for you to dunk into your hot chocolate and scoop up the mascarpone whipped cream. Seriously, there isn’t anything better than a long dunk of the hot chocolate and a nice scoop of the whipped cream while watching your favorite classic movie (I am personally a total Audrey Hepburn fan over here!)

Put on your pjs, throw on a movie, and whip up some hot chocolate with someone and just hang out for a bit! And if Nutella is more your style, make THIS ONE.

Tiramisu Hot Cocoa
 
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It's time to put a twist on the classic winter drink. Warm up with a big mug of this tiramisu hot cocoa, it tastes just like the Italian dessert.
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Recipe Type: Drink, Chocolate
Serves: 2 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 oz semi sweet chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 - 4 oz espresso
  • 2 oz brandy (or dark rum)
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the topping
  • 4 tablespoons mascarpone
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • cocoa powder for dusting
  • 2 ladyfingers
Instructions
  1. Add the chocolate, cocoa powder, cornstarch, sugar, and salt together in a small saucepan. Heat, and stir until the chocolate is melted and everything is well incorporated.
  2. Add in the espresso, brandy, and milk. Stir until steaming, but not bubbling. Sir in the vanilla extract. Pour into glasses.
  3. Beat the mascarpone and heavy cream together until soft peaks form. Beat in the powdered sugar, vanilla, and salt into the cream and beat until medium peaks form.
  4. Fill a piping bag with the whipped cream and pipe the whipped cream onto the hot chocolate. Insert the lady finger and dust with cocoa powder.
  5. Serve immediately.

 

Amanda Powell

Amanda is a self-taught baker and photographer. Her passion for food began when she started college in London and was able to experience authentic food from across Europe. She loves being in the kitchen with her daughter and developing her skills in the kitchen.

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