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Meringue-Topped Hot Chocolate
choose between whipped cream and marshmallows? This one's for you!
Easy to make, rich hot chocolate topped with a luscious meringue.
2/3 cup sugar
¼ cup water
3 large egg whites
4 cups chocolate milk
¼ cup chocolate syrup
1. Combine sugar and water in a saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil, stirring just until sugar dissolves. Cook, without stirring, until a candy thermometer registers 240°. Place 3 egg whites in large bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed until foamy. Gradually pour the sugar syrup into the egg whites, beating at high speed until stiff peaks form.
2. Combine the chocolate milk and chocolate syrup in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring, 3 minutes or until hot. Divide evenly among 4 mugs.
3. Spoon or pipe meringue evenly between mugs. Toast meringue using a kitchen torch, if desired. Serve immediately.