Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

This recipe came from Josephina, a dear friend, when we lived in Naples Italy. If you can't find grain alcohol, you could get away with using vodka. You'll want to use it within a few weeks or shake it up every now and again since it tries to settle. Drizzle some on top of fresh fruit in season for a very easy, sophisticated dessert.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 750 ml milk
  • 400 g sugar
  • 100 g cocoa
  • 250 ml grain alcohol


  1. Heat the milk. Add sugar and cocoa, cook, stirring. Let cool a bit then add the alcohol. Let cool in a pan of water. Strain and pour into bottles.
  2. I keep mine refrigerated though you don't have to.


Most Helpful

Really chocolatey, smooth liqueur! Just a pinch of salt and some vanilla might not hurt, but this is good as it is. And ready at an instant! Great recipe!

rosslare April 15, 2015

Oh, this is good. I added about half a cup of cream to make it smoother. I store mine in the freezer too and just give it a good shake before using. Thank you for posting!

Mami J February 17, 2009

This is FANTASTIC!! Definately hits the chocoholic button!! I added a couple of teaspoons of instant coffee granules just cos' I fancied!! Thank you sooo much!!

Tina and Dave February 04, 2006

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