Hot chocolate in the West Indies

Hot Chocolate, Drink, Tea, Recipe Tea time, Brunch and Breakfast, Single, Romance, Child, Family, Cocktails


Hot chocolate in the West Indies

Hot chocolate in the West Indies, easy and cheap
Course Appetizer, cocktails
Cuisine French
Keyword Brunch and Breakfast, Child, Cocktails, Drink, Family, Hot Chocolate, Recipe Tea time, Romance, Single, Tea
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 250 kcal


  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 1 Lime
  • 1 tsp. coffee Bombay of Ma├»zena
  • 1 pinch Grated nutmeg
  • 1 pinch Ground vanilla
  • 15 cl Water
  • 20 g Cocoa powder bitter
  • 200 g Sweetened condensed milk
  • 50 cl Semi-skimmed milk


  1. In a saucepan, pour 5 cl of water
  2. Wash and dry the lemon, peel the zest into a ribbon. Put it in the pan. Add the cinnamon stick, nutmeg and vanilla. Boil the water
  3. Pour in the milk, add the condensed milk and the rest of the water. Bring to a shudder again, stirring the mixture with a wooden spoon
  4. In a bowl, mix the cornstarch with a skin of water. Pour into the pan and add the cocoa powder. Stir well and stir for 10 minutes over low heat
  5. At the end of cooking, remove the spices and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Tip: Serve hot chocolate with buttered Martinic bread.