I know we have all heard of milk chocolate. It makes up many of our favorite candy bars, included in our specialty coffee drinks and we enjoy it in our milk chocolate hot chocolate. Now we know where we can find milk chocolate what is it Milk chocolate starts out as a solid form of chocolate made with milk and contains either powdered, liquid or condensed milk. Prior to the invention of milk chocolate milk had sometimes been used as an addition to chocolate beverages. In 1875 that all changed with Daniel Peter developed solid milk chocolate using condensed milk. But he was a bit late as a german team had all ready created this concoction in 1839
Milk Chocolate makes up about 85% of the solid chocolate eaten in the U.S. The "Hershey process" is popular in the U.S. Milton S. Hershey the founder of the Hershey company invented this process that uses fresh milk from local farms.
14 oz. milk chocolate, chopped (about 2 1/3 cups)
3 egg yolks
3/4 cup Whole milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract