One of our favorite recipes from the NY Maple, this hot chocolate has become a staple at our sugarhouse!
Maple Hot Chocolate Recipe by Ken Haedrich,
1 cup milk, preferably whole or coconut
2 oz. (2 squares) semisweet or bittersweet chocolate
1 tsp. pure NY maple syrup
Whipped cream or marshmallow crème, optional
Heat the milk and chocolate in the top of a double boiler over simmering water until the chocolate is melted and well-incorporated; do not boil. Remove from the heat; stir in the maple syrup. Pour into a mug or two small cups and top with whipped cream, if desired.