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Cioccolata Calda (Hot Chocolate Italian-Style)

Cioccolata Calda (Hot Chocolate Italian-Style) Recipe


Hot chocolate made Italian-style is a pudding-like chocolate decadence!


  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 ½ tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


  1. Mix the cocoa powder and sugar together in a small saucepan. Stir the 1 1/2 cups milk into the saucepan until the sugar has dissolved. Place over low heat; slowly bring the mixture to a low simmer.
  2. Whisk 2 tablespoons of milk together with the cornstarch in a small cup; slowly whisk the cornstarch slurry into the cocoa mixture. Continue cooking, whisking continually, until the hot chocolate reaches a pudding-like thickness, 2 to 3 minutes.

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Nutritional Information

Cioccolata Calda (Hot Chocolate Italian-Style)

Servings Per Recipe: 2
Calories: 169.2
% Daily Value *
protein: 16 %
carbohydrates: 9 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 11 %
fat: 8 %
saturated fat: 16 %
cholesterol: 5 %
vitamin a iu: 8 %
niacin equivalents: 15 %
vitamin b6: 5 %
vitamin c: 1 %
folate: 3 %
calcium: 24 %
iron: 7 %
magnesium: 22 %
potassium: 12 %
sodium: 3 %
thiamin: 8 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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