Homemade hot chocolate

Indulge in a homemade hot chocolate. Perfect as the cold nights draw in, you can add a pinch of chilli, cinnamon or a slug of rum if you like

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Serves 1
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 438
  • fat 22g
  • saturates 14g
  • carbs 47g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 12g
  • salt 0.3g


  • 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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