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Icelandic Chocolate Porridge - #choctoberfest
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Icelandic Chocolate Porridge - #choctoberfest

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: desserts
Cuisine: Icelandic
Servings: 4 people


  • 3 1/2 oz. chocolate
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons potato starch or cornstarch


  • Using a double boiler, melt the chocolate.
  • Transfer to a saucepan. Use a rubber spatula to make sure you get all of the chocolate.
  • Add 1 cup water, cinnamon, salt and sugar.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add milk and bring to the boil again.
  • Reduce to a simmer.
  • Make a slurry by whisking together the potato starch with 4 tablespoons water in a small bowl.
  • Add to the porridge and whisk well until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Simmer 5 minutes.
  • Serve warm or chilled.


You can adjust the level of thickness as you prefer, using more or less of the potato starch slurry.