3 Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have To Try December 2, 2020

by Rebecca Down Eat
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    Baby, it’s cold outside…but at least you’ve got a big mug of hot chocolate to keep you warm.

    Here are 3 Hot Chocolate Recipes that you have to make this winter. For extra indulgence, use 70% cocoa solids or milk chocolate (depending on how chocolatey you like it), top with whipped cream and marshmallows, then serve with your favourite dunking cookies.

    The Indulgent: Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Recipe

    Ingredients:

    400ml milk

    100g dark chocolate (bittersweet or semisweet, as preferred)

    2tbp Salted Caramel Sauce

    Whipped cream to top

    Method:

    1. Put the milk into a small saucepan with the finely chopped dark chocolate and the salted caramel sauce.
    2. Warm, stirring over medium heat, until chocolate is melted and you have a rich hot liquid.
    3. Divide between two mugs, top with whipped cream and a drizzling of salted caramel sauce.

    The Boozy: Coconut Rum Hot Chocolate Recipe

    Ingredients
    400ml milk

    50ml coconut rum
    100g dark chocolate (bittersweet or semisweet, as preferred)
    2 tsp honey
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    1 cinnamon stick

    Method

    1. Put the milk into a saucepan with the chocolate (broken into small pieces), the cinnamon, vanilla, and the honey and heat gently until the chocolate is completely melted.
    2. With a small hand whisk, whisk a spoonful of rum into the mixture at a time. Add more or less to your preference.
    3. Take out the cinnamon stick and pour into 2 mugs. Bottoms up!

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