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Cinnamon chilli hot chocolate

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  • Egg free
  • Gluten free
  • Nut free
  • Peanut free
  • Sesame free
  • Wheat free
  • Shellfish free
  • Seafood free
  • Vegetarian
  • High in protein

Take your regular hot chocolate recipe up a notch with this cinnamon chilli recipe. With a spicy kick, this creamy beverage is a must try.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time5 minutes
  • Prep time5 minutes, + 5 mins standing time
Two cups of cinnamon chilli hot chocolate

Ingredients

  • 4 cups (1L) milk
  • 100g dark chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 100g milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1 long red chilli, halved lengthways
  • 1 cinnamon stick or quill
  • 1 whole star anise
  • 2 mint sprigs
  • Whipped cream, to serve
  • Cocoa powder, to dust
  • Halved red birdseye chillies, to serve

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Method

  1. Step 1

    Place the milk, combined chocolate, long red chilli, cinnamon, star anise and mint in a saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 mins or until the chocolate melts and mixture is heated through. Set aside for 5 mins to develop the flavours.
  2. Step 2

    Strain mixture through a sieve into a heatproof jug, discarding the solids. Pour evenly among heatproof serving glasses. Top with whipped cream, cocoa powder and birdseye chilli.

Nutrition Information

PER SERVE

Energy: 1902kJ/455 Cals (22%) 

Protein:  16g (32%)

Fat: 27g (39%) 

Sat fat:  17g (71%) 

Carb: 41g (13%) 

Sugar: 36g (40%) 

Fibre: 2g (7%) 

Sodium: 121mg (6%)

Cinnamon chilli hot chocolate

Cinnamon chilli hot chocolate
  • Serves4
  • Cook time5 minutes
  • Prep time5 minutes, + 5 mins standing time
Ingredients
  • 4 cups (1L) milk
  • 100g dark chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 100g milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1 long red chilli, halved lengthways
  • 1 cinnamon stick or quill
  • 1 whole star anise
  • 2 mint sprigs
  • Whipped cream, to serve
  • Cocoa powder, to dust
  • Halved red birdseye chillies, to serve
    Description

    Take your regular hot chocolate recipe up a notch with this cinnamon chilli recipe. With a spicy kick, this creamy beverage is a must try.

    Method
    1. Step 1

      Place the milk, combined chocolate, long red chilli, cinnamon, star anise and mint in a saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 mins or until the chocolate melts and mixture is heated through. Set aside for 5 mins to develop the flavours.
    2. Step 2

      Strain mixture through a sieve into a heatproof jug, discarding the solids. Pour evenly among heatproof serving glasses. Top with whipped cream, cocoa powder and birdseye chilli.