Ultimate Hot Chocolate

Key Details

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 3 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy


  • 2 tbsp malted milk drink
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 3 tbsp icing sugar
  • 4 tbsp quality cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp Allspice
  • 150g quality dark chocolate (75% minimum), finely grated


Mix all of your ingredients together and store in an air-tight jar. This will create a delicious ready-made chocolate drinking mix that you can delve into throughout December.

You need around 2 heaped tablespoons of chocolate mix for every 350ml mug of milk. Simply spoon the chocolate mix into 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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