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:
- In a saucepan, heat up the milk and cream.
- Add the grated chocolate, cinnamon and nutmeg and heat to melt and combine.
- 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.