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Hot Chocolate Three Ways – Choose Your Favourite!

What’s your favourite flavour?

The winter days are cold and dark, the fire is roaring and we’re all feeling the Christmas vibes.  What better time to enjoy a heart warming, delicious hot chocolate?  Here at Littlewoods Ireland HQ, we’re massive hot chocolate fans.  But we’ve decided to go an extra mile with our this year, these little touches to your hot chocolate make it taste even more festive!  Choose your favourite from Salted Caramel, Chocolate Orange and Oreo hot chocolate.  We’re too excited to snuggle up on the couch, with a delicious hot chocolate in one of our favourite mugs – we love these Mr & Mrs ones!

Hot Chocolate 3 Ways

 

Hot Chocolate Recipe

 

Hot Chocolate Ingredients

for 2 servings

 

  • 400 ml whole milk
  • 100g dark chocolate finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon drinking chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

 

Garnish One:

Salted Caramel

  • Whipped cream
  • Caramel sauce/caramel chunks
  • Dark chocolate shard
  • Topped with a sprinkle of a pinch of sea salt

 

Garnish Two:

Chocolate Orange

  • 1tsp of orange extract
  • Whipped cream
  • Dark chocolate shard
  • Orange zest

 

Garnish Three:

Oreo

  • Two Oreo cookies crumbled
  • Whipped cream

 

Preparation

  1. Heat your milk in a saucepan, as soon as milk is simmering take off the heat
  2. Add hot chocolate mixture into a bowl
  3. Add the hot milk to the chocolate mixture and stir continuously until chocolate is fully melted and combined
  4. Pour into cup and top with one of our delicious topping choices
  5. Snuggle up and enjoy!

 

We’re struggling to pick our favourite here, so we’re going for all three!  We’re feeling so many Christmas vibes with these festive drinks, they’re delish!  If you’re an avid chocolate lover, you’ll only love one of these chocolate drinks with a tasty brownie on the side.  Check out our recipe video for our chocolate brownies here, and get the full low down on the recipe right here.

If you pick a favourite from our three hot chocolates, make sure to Tweet us @LittlewoodsIRL to let us know!

 

 

 

 

 

Amie Edmonds

Amie is a beauty fanatic, tan addict, clothes wearer, candle lighter and a tea & coffee drinker who strongly believes in the ‘treat yourself’ motto. Hobbies include endless Instagram scrolling, adding way too many items to her online basket and laughing at dog memes.

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