World-beating hot chocolate

World-beating hot chocolate
  • Serves icon Serves 4-6
  • Time icon Hands-on time 5 mins

If you want to make the best hot chocolate, you’re in the right place – and we’ve included different flavour combinations in the tips. This recipe uses creamy Jersey milk, high quality chocolate and a dash of single cream to make this even more of a treat.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
354kcals
Fat
22.7g (14.1g saturated)
Protein
8.7g
Carbohydrates
28.2g (28g sugars)
Fibre
1.1g
Salt
0.3g
Calories
354kcals
Fat
22.7g (14.1g saturated)
Protein
8.7g
Carbohydrates
28.2g (28g sugars)
Fibre
1.1g
Salt
0.3g

For 6

Ingredients

  • 300ml Jersey, Guernsey or full-cream milk
  • 150g finely chopped 70 per cent cocoa solids chocolate
  • 65g finely chopped milk chocolate
  • 600ml more milk
  • 150ml single cream
  • a pinch of salt

Method

  1. Warm the Jersey milk in a pan over a medium heat, then stir in the 70 per cent chocolate and milk chocolate until melted.
  2. Stir in the extra milk, single cream and salt then continue to heat until nearly boiling. For a frothy mixture, whisk well just before pouring into warmed mugs or glasses.

delicious. tips

  1. Get creative with the flavours:
    Mexican – Whisk in a scant ½ tsp ground cinnamon
    Mayan – Use orange flavoured chocolate
    Malted – Whisk in 2 tbsp Horlicks powder
    Vanilla – Add 1 tbsp light muscovado sugar and 1 tsp vanilla extract

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