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In a city known for its decadence, it’s no surprise that drinks and food would be as rich as they come. But in a surprising turn, delightful in its difference, this hot cocoa forgoes excess sugar. While still sweet, the chocolate notes are much more pronounced, making a delightful bittersweet drink. This is a favourite of victor Peeta Mellark, who enjoys it with puffy rolls.

By Aaron (admin) Published: October 16, 2013

  • Yield: 2 Servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Ready In: 10 mins

In a city known for its decadence, it's no surprise that drinks and food would be as rich as they come. But in a surprising turn, …

The Ingredients.
The Method.
  1. Pour milk into a pan, and place on the stove on medium heat. Watch this carefully, as milk can scald easily.
  2. In a bowl, combine cocoa powder, sugar, and vanilla.
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  3. Add a few tablespoons of the warming milk into the dry ingredients, and whisk until a thick chocolate paste forms. Taste and adjust as desired.
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  4. Use a spatula to scrape the chocolate mixture into the milk on the stove. Whisk and heat to the desired temperature, keeping an eye on it so as not to burn.
  5. Serve topped with cinnamon.
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what people are saying.
  • Jolene Reply

    I cannot wait to try this tomorrow!! Anything Peeta likes is worth a try!! Thanks for sharing this with us.

    • Samantha (admin) Reply

      We’ll be posting more Mellark Bakery things in the future! :D

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