Decadent hot chocolate

Everybody loves hot chocolate. It’s so comforting and sweet, happiness in a cup if you will.

Homemade hot chocolate is almost too easy to put together and so perfect for those days we need thawing out.

What you’ll need:

  • 125ml cream
  • 125ml full-fat milk
  • 50g good quality dark chocolate, grated
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

What you’ll need to do:

  1. In a saucepan, heat up the milk and cream.
  2. Add the grated chocolate, cinnamon and nutmeg and heat to melt and combine.
  3. Pour into mugs and top with fluffy marshmallows.

What else you can do:

Orange hot chocolate – Simply add orange zest to the saucpan when simmering and strain it out when serving.
Mexican hot chocolate – Add a teaspoon of cayenne or chilli powder, if you dare!
Peppermint hot chocolate – Melt two or three After Eights into the saucepan.