Hot chocolate with Chaï Impérial

6 glasses Alcohol-free
  • easy
  • 15min
  • 4min
Chocolat Chaud au Chaï Impérial


  • 100g dark chocolate (64% minimum cocoa solids) in pieces
  • 600cl semi-skimmed milk
  • 50g sugar
  • 100cl whipping/double cream
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp vanilla sugar
  • 7 teabags or 3 tbsp (15g) Imperial Chai in a large filter


  • Place the milk, cream, sugar, vanilla sugar and tea in a saucepan and heat.
  • As soon as the mixture starts to bubble, remove from the heat and leave to infuse for 4 minutes.
  • Remove the tea.
  • In a separate saucepan, melt the chocolate over a low heat, then whisk vigorously into the milk mixture.
  • Serve hot in a large mug.

Serving suggestion

Makes a perfect accompaniment to a slice of panettone.
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