Blogmas Day 3: Hot Chocolate Recipes

I don’t know about you, but the closer we get to Christmas, the more I have this craving for hot chocolates. There’s just something about the festive season that makes me want to trade in my usual cups of tea for something a little bit more rich and sweet. In light of this, I thought it would be nice to share my favourite hot chocolate recipes with you today. Enjoy!

1. Salty Caramel Hot Chocolate by Barù

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Serves: 2
Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients
– 400ml milk
– 8tsps of Barù’s Salty Caramel cocoa powder

Toppings (optional)
– whipped cream
– mini marshmallows
– caramel sauce

  1. Pour the milk into a saucepan and bring to a light simmer over medium heat.
  2. Add in eight teaspoons of the Salty Caramel cocoa powder and stir well, until the powder is completely dissolved.
  3. Pour the hot chocolate into two mugs.
  4. Top with whipped cream, some caramel sauce and mini marshmallows.

2. Peppermint Hot Chocolate by Barù

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Serves: 2
Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients
– 400ml milk
– 8tsps of Barù’s Peppermint cocoa powder

Toppings (optional)
– whipped cream
– 3 mini candy canes

  1. Pour the milk into a saucepan and bring to a light simmer over medium heat.
  2. Add in eight teaspoons of the Peppermint cocoa powder and stir well, until the powder is completely dissolved.
  3. Pour the hot chocolate into two mugs.
  4. Crush one of the candy canes into tiny pieces.
  5. Top with whipped cream, the crushed candy cane and the mini candy cane.

3. Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

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Serves: 2
Prep time: 15 minutes

Ingredients
– 400ml milk
– 75g milk chocolate chips
– 50ml cream
– 3tsps pumpkin spice mix

Toppings (optional)
– whipped cream
– mini marshmallows
– 1 mini vanilla wafer

  1. Pour the cream into a saucepan and bring to a light simmer over medium heat.
  2. Add in the milk chocolate chips and stir well, until completely melted.
  3. Slowly add in the milk while stirring gently.
  4. Add in three teaspoons of pumpkin spice mix and stir well, until completely dissolved.
  5. Crumble the mini vanilla wafer into tiny chunks.
  6. Pour the hot chocolate into two mugs.
  7. Top with whipped cream, mini marshmallows and the wafer crumbs.

4. Cinnamon Hot Chocolate

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Serves: 2
Prep time: 15 minutes

Ingredients
– 400ml milk
– 75g milk chocolate chips
– 50ml cream
– 2tsps ground cinnamon

Toppings (optional)
– whipped cream
– 2 cinnamon sticks
– chocolate sauce

  1. Pour the cream into a saucepan and bring to a light simmer over medium heat.
  2. Add in the milk chocolate chips and stir well until completely melted.
  3. Slowly add in the milk while stirring gently.
  4. Add in 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon and stir well, until completely dissolved.
  5. Pour the hot chocolate into two mugs.
  6. Top with whipped cream, a cinnamon stick and some chocolate sauce.

5. White Hot Chocolate

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Serves: 2
Prep time: 15 minutes

Ingredients
– 400ml milk
– 75g white chocolate chips
– 50ml cream
– 1tsp vanilla extract

Toppings (optional)
– whipped cream
– 1 chocolate chip cookie

  1. Pour the cream into a saucepan and bring to a light simmer over medium heat.
  2. Add in the white chocolate chips and stir well, until completely melted.
  3. Slowly add in the milk while stirring gently.
  4. Add in a teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  5. Crumble the chocolate chip cookie into tiny chunks.
  6. Pour the hot chocolate into two mugs.
  7. Top with whipped cream and the chocolate chip cookie crumbs.

Those are the five hot chocolates I’ll be making and enjoying throughout this month. If you try any (or all) of these recipes over the next couple of weeks, do let me know your thoughts in the comments down below. And I’ll see you again tomorrow for Blogmas day four!

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