Wednesday, 10 December 2014

On the first day of Yule...Lushious Hot Chocolate

This is just amazing...


Lushious Chocolate Mix.

This recipe makes a good present, mix up all the ingredients and pop into a clean jam jar with some marshmallows or even some Maltesers and a label with instructions and add a pretty ribbon.

2 tablespoons Horlicks (malted milk drink)
2 tablespoons cornflour (cornstarch)
3 tablespoons icing sugar
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
100g dark chocolate, finely grated
1 pinch ground cinnamon
1 pinch sea salt

The mix keeps really well in an air tight tub so make up a batch and then use it as and when you need it.  For an individual mug of hot chocolate with half a pint of milk use 5 heaped teaspoons of the mixture.

Pour the milk into a saucepan and bring almost to the boil then spoon the chocolate mix into the hot milk, give it a whisk and leave to simmer in the saucepan for a couple of minutes before serving – it will come together as a nice thick gloopy consistency.

Serve as is or top with whipped cream, marshmallows and a couple of Maltesers or a sprinkling of grated chocolate.


Ring the changes by using milk or white chocolate in the mixture instead of dark chocolate you could even use grated Caramac for a caramel flavour drink.




Based on Jamie Oliver's Epic Hot Chocolate recipe

3 comments:

  1. Ooh, going to try this one we love hot chocolate in our house in the wintertime, thankyou

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  2. Do you have an epic Egg Nog recipe? Can't find the one we used to have as a kid & all the recipes are starting to blur together.

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  3. Hi Cherie - we don't really 'do' egg nog in the UK but I love the idea of it so I have posted on the Kitchen Witch facebook page and asked for recipes
    https://www.facebook.com/kitchenwitchuk

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