Bicerin, Batali-Style



Makes 1 large drink

6 ounces milk

1 ½ tablespoons Franzese Italian Hot Chocolate

2 ounces espresso, brewed

1 ½ ounces Grappa

2 ounces whipped cream


For the whipped cream

1 cup cream

2 tablespoons powdered sugar, or to taste

1 teaspoon vanilla extract


To make the whipped cream, combine cream, sugar and vanilla on medium high speed in the mixing bowl of a stand mixer. Whip until soft peaks are formed (be careful not to overwhip!). Set aside.


Bring 6 ounces of milk and one and a half tablespoons of Franzese Italian Hot Chocolate to a boil in a saucepan on the stove. Stir continuously.


Pour hot chocolate into a mug, leaving room for the espresso and grappa. Add both then give it a stir. Top with whipped cream, serve and enjoy!

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Bicerin, Batali-Style

Take your holiday cheer to the next level with this boozy Italian hot chocolate by Mario Batali.

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