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Homemade Hot Chocolate

Homemade Hot Chocolate

Indulge in a delicious homemade hot chocolate. Great for the whole family and easy to make! Perfect as the cold nights draw in, you can add a pinch of cinnamon or a slug of rum if you like.





  • 250ml milk of your choice
  • 1 tbsp cocoa
  • 1-2 tbsp soft light brown sugar
  • 25g dark or plain chocolate, finely chopped, plus a grating to serve
  • 1 tbsp whipped cream or squirty cream


  1. Heat the milk, cocoa, sugar and chocolate in a small pan over a medium heat until steaming and the chocolate has melted. Whisk to dissolve the cocoa
  2. Pour into a mug, then add the cream to float on top. Grate over a little more chocolate to serve.

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Source: BBC Good Food - Anna Glover

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