Jamie Oliver

Epic hot chocolate

Cinnamon-spiked homemade hot chocolate

Epic hot chocolate

Serves 8
Cooks In10 minutes
DifficultySuper easy
Nutrition per serving
  • Calories
    174
    9%
  • Fat
    8.5g
    12%
  • Saturates
    4.1g
    21%
  • Protein
    6.8g
    15%
  • Carbs
    18g
    7%
  • Sugars
    9.1g
    10%

Of an adult's reference intake

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Ingredients

  • 2 pints semi-skimmed milk
  • For the epic hot chocolate mix
  • 2 tablespoons Horlicks
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 3 tablespoons icing sugar
  • 4 tablespoons quality organic cocoa
  • 100 g good-quality dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids) , finely grated
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch sea salt
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  1. This hot chocolate is off the scale. It’s so simple to make and is much better than that shop-bought stuff you get, which is often full of rubbish and probably hasn’t got much chocolate in it anyway. I don’t want you to feel cheated, I want you to have the real thing… life’s too short not to.
  2. Pour the milk into a large pan, and bring almost to the boil over a medium heat.
  3. Meanwhile, add all the chocolate mix ingredients to a large jar and give it a good shake to combine. You need around 10 heaped tablespoons of the chocolate mix for this amount of milk. Simply spoon the chocolate mix into the hot milk, give it a good whisk and leave to bubble away for a few minutes before serving. You’re looking for that gorgeous, thick, almost claggy, knockout texture.

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Nutrition per serving
  • Calories
    174
    9%
  • Fat
    8.5g
    12%
  • Saturates
    4.1g
    21%
  • Protein
    6.8g
    15%
  • Carbs
    18g
    7%
  • Sugars
    9.1g
    10%

Of an adult's reference intake


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