Recipe by bakingandbiking

From the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Chocolate and espresso, what more could you want?

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 13 cup high-quality cocoa powder or 13 cup dark chocolate shavings or 13 cup hot chocolate powder
  • sugar
  • 23 cup chilled heavy cream
  • ground espresso (enough for 2 long shots, about 1/3 cup each)


  1. At least 15 minutes before making bicerin, place stainless steel cocktail shaker or jar in the freezer.
  2. Fill 2 water goblets or Irish coffee mugs with hot tap water.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine chocolate with 2/3 cup water and set over medium heat. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until chocolate coats spoon, about 10 minutes.
  4. Add sugar to taste and shut off heat.
  5. Empty glasses and wipe dry.
  6. Remove shaker or jar from freezer, add cream, and shake vigorously 1 minute.
  7. Make espresso.
  8. To each glass, add a shot of espresso and 1/3 cup chocolate, and carefully spoon 1/3 cup cream over top. Serve immediately.

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