Bon Appetit Decadent Hot Chocolate

Hello Feruary  Simply the BEST ever hot chocolate recipe!
Serves 4

3 Tblsp. cocoa powder (Dutch processed)
3 cups whole milk
6 oz. semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
3 Tblsp. granulated sugar
whipped cream for garnish

Bring 3/4 cup water to simmer in a medium saucepan over med-high heat.  Whisk in 3 Tblsp. cocoa powder until no lumps remain, then add milk & return to simmer.  Whisk in chocolate & sugar and cook until smooth and creamy & the chocolate is melted – about 5 minutes.  Pour into mugs and garnish with fresh whipped cream.  Enjoy!