4 ounces plain chocolate (broken into pieces)
4 cups milk
Sugar to taste
A sprinkle of nutmeg
4 tablespoons double cream or whipped cream
A little grated chocolate (for sprinkling)

Place the chocolate, nutmeg, milk and sugar (to taste) in a saucepan. Heat gently until the chocolate melts. Do not bring to a boil. Stir well and pour into mugs. Top each hot chocolate with a tablespoon of double cream or whipped cream and a sprinkle of grated chocolate.