The best hot chocolate

Nutritional Information (amount per serving)

Calories
276kcal
Carbs
44.2g
Sugar
39.7g
Fat
5.7g
Saturates
3.5g
Protein
11.6g

Serves 2   Approx time: 5   Difficulty: super easy

Ingredients

  • 565 ml full cream or semi-skimmed milk
  • 2 tablespoons good-quality drinking chocolate
  • 1 handful marshmallows
  • sugar, to taste
 

Method

This takes around 3 or 4 minutes to make. First put the milk into a pan. Bring to a simmer – not a boil – and while it's heating, put a tablespoon of choccie powder and sugar to taste into each mug. Add a little warmish milk from the pan to each mug – you just need enough to dissolve the chocolate powder. At this point, plonk a few marshmallows into each mug. When the milk is at a simmer, carefully pour it into a plastic jug or flask. I normally do this over a sink as I always end up spilling a bit (the trick is to have a big enough jug or flask so the milk only half fills it – you need the extra space for shaking and frothing).

Screw the lid on tightly, place a cloth over the lid for safety, and shake hard for a minute. Remove the lid, minding the steam, and pour the milk into your mugs. A little stir and you can slurp your way to heaven!


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