Christmas spiced hot chocolate Recipe

Warm and soothing chocolate drink with a festive twist, perfect for the cold days

  • Preparation
    30mins
  • Cooking time
    8mins
  • Rest time
    1hr
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Ingredients

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  • Dark chocolate : 300 g
  • Star anise : 1 whole
  • Double cream : 200 ml
  • Semi-skimmed milk : 800 ml
  • Vanilla pod(s) : 1 whole
  • Cinnamon stick(s) : 1 whole

Method

  • ETAPE 1

    Split the vanilla pod and scrape out the seeds. Break the chocolate into pieces.

  • ETAPE 2

    Place the milk, cream, sugar, spices and the vanilla pod and seeds in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Pass the liquid through a sieve and then pour over the chocolate. Mix gently to melt and incorporate the chocolate. Serve immediately.

Chef's tip

«Feel free to try different combinations of spices and for a special kick, add a splash of liquor like rum or brandy»

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