Homemade Hot Chocolate

by Katie of:
1 qt whole milk
8 oz. semisweet chocolate, chopped
4 oz.milk chocolate, choppedtiny pinch of salt
1/2 c. sugar
Garnish - fresh whipped cream
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 T. crushed candy canes
2 T. chocolate shavings
Over medium heat, warm 1/2 of the milk.  Do not boil or scald or milk will burn to bottom of pan.  Add chocolates and sugar.  Whisk until chocolate dissolves and mixture is creamy and smooth.  Garnish as desired and serve hot!