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Densa (Italian Hot Chocolate)

Italian hot chocolate, commonly known as Densa, is definitely autumn’s most soothing comfort food!


  • 3 tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 tbsp. milk
  • 1 tbsp. corn starch
  • Loacker Quadratini Chocolate





  1. In a small bowl whisk until smooth, 2 tbsp. of milk together with the corn starch
  2. Stir the 1 1/2 cups milk into the saucepan until the sugar has dissolved. Place over low heat.
  3. Slowly bring the mixture to a low simmer.
  4. Slowly whisk the corn starch slurry into the cocoa mixture.
  5. Continue cooking, whisking continually, until the hot chocolate reaches a pudding-like thickness, 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Garnish it with Loacker Quadratini Chocolate!




5 mins