Yield: 2 drinks
prep Time: 10 minutes
chill Time : 1 hour
¾ CUP (6oz) MILK
¼ CUP (2oz) HEAVY CREAM
⅓ CUP (2oz) DRINKING CHOCOLATE
1 TABLESPOON GRANULATED SUGAR
½ TEASPOON GROUND NUTMEG
1 VANILLA BEAN, CUT IN HALF LENGTHWISE
In a saucepan combine all ingredients, except vanilla bean and bourbon, and whisk together over low heat until chocolate has melted and mixture is smooth (do not boil). Use a milk frother or immersion blender for the smoothest blend.
Add vanilla bean and remove from heat. Chill in the refrigerator until ready to use (at least 1 hour).
Strain half of mixture into cocktail shaker. Add ice and 1 shot bourbon and shake vigorously for 30 seconds.
Pour into glass and garnish with with whipped cream or chocolate shavings if desired