Reading through this post, you would definitely realize how lazy this recipe is. But still, somebody will find it super helpful. The total idea behind drinking a mug of Hot Chocolate in the winter season is to warm your body up and calm your mind as chocolate activates the brain to release the Endomorphin. (credit www.theguardian.com).
Being a south Indian, I’m not used to enjoying the extremewinter situations. The winter lasted for about a month with little fog showing up and that’s it! But, when I came to UAE, I have got to enjoy the essence of winter for about 6 months a year. In winter, I would unquestionably crave for something to warm my body as well as the soul.
So, when it comes to Hot Chocolate drink, I have got the chance to taste it from Starbucks as well as Tim Horton. Both tasted kind similar, to be honest, and I wanted to try how it would be to have a homemade Hot Chocolate and these Instagram pics gave me an intense temptation to prepare the Hot Chocolate at home. I decided to use dark chocolate and fresh milk, to limit the sugar as well as the artificial flavourings. Let’s get into the recipe.
Ingredients – For 2 Mugs
Dark Chocolate – Used Lindt Dark Chocolate 70% Cocoa (100 g)
Fresh Milk – 2 cups
Water – 1 cup
Sugar – Optional
- Break the Chocolate bar and put in the milk and water mixture.
- Stir the mixture for 10-12 minutes till the chocolate pieces get dissolved and blended with the milk.
- Add sugar if you have a sweet tooth(optional and I don’t recommend)
- For an additional taste as well as decorating purposes (for an Instagram pic), I have used marshmallows and peppermint candy cane. (completely optional)
I entirely enjoyed the homemade Hot Chocolate as it tasted way better than the shop bought ones. I’m sure the recipe made from the scratch would taste even better. Hope you enjoyed the lazy recipe and Iwould be glad to know your homemade Hot Chocolate recipes through the comments below.
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