How to make hot chocolate?- 6 Easy way you should try

How to make hot chocolate

Hot chocolate is a combination of milk and melted chocolate or cocoa powder. Most people like this delicious drink. One mug of hot chocolate contains about 40% of cocoa powder. Most people are craving chocolate when they hear the name of it. Whether you are a kid or an adult, you can’t find people who don’t love chocolate. And if it’s hot chocolate, then there’s no doubt. However, many people do not know how to make hot chocolate. There are several ways to make this mouth-watering drink. However, you can choose the method of your choice. 

Like tea and coffee, this drink can also be easy to make. The process is just the same as coffee. Mix the cocoa powder with a cup of hot milk. Well, it’s not the only way to make this drink. There are some tricks to making delicious food, which, if you know, you can create a world-pleasing taste. You can easily make it at home. It doesn’t take long to make. And the ingredients used in it will give you extra warmth this winter.

You can take a cup of hot chocolate with marshmallow or cream on a winter morning, afternoon or evening. Moreover, the feeling of extraordinary taste also invigorates the mind. Let’s know the methods of making hot chocolate.

How to make hot chocolate

There are several ways to make hot chocolate. For example, many people like to mix chocolate with milk. And the other side some people don’t like milk, that’s why they use water instead of milk. If you do not want the flavour of cocoa powder, you can use chocolate bars. Chocolate bars are available in the market instead of cocoa powder. Today I will show you how to make hot chocolate in six ways. As each of us has a different choice, you can make it in a way you like.

Hot chocolate with chocolate and milk

Ingredients:

  • 100 grams of dark/milk chocolate
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornflower
  • A pinch of salt
  • Sugar or sweetener to taste
  • Marshmallow, wafer and chocolate crumbs to serve

How to do:

Chop a large chocolate bar or use the same amount of chocolate chips. Put these in a saucepan and cook on low heat. Add a little liquid milk so that the chocolate does not burn. When the chocolate melts in this milk, give almost the rest of the milk, put a small 1-2 tablespoons of milk. It will be needed later.

Let the milk mix well with the chocolate. Then take 1 or 2 teaspoons of cornflour in a small bowl. Mix the rest of the milk with it to make a fine mixture. Mix it well in a saucepan. Keep stirring until the thickens.

When the chocolate thickens, add a pinch of salt. Take it down with sugar or sweetener according to your taste.

Now pour it in small cups. Top with some marshmallows, wafers and chocolate crumbs. Apart from this, it would be good to drink. Serve hot and see where the winter has fled!

Note

Many recipes offer cream to thicken the drink. In this case, the use of cornflower eliminates those extra calories, but it will be thicker in the same way. However, for some reason, those who do not like to eat cream will select this method.

Hot chocolate with cocoa powder and milk

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups of milk
  • Five teaspoons of cocoa powder
  • Three teaspoons of honey or sugar
  • One egg yolk
  • Half a teaspoon of vanilla essence (optional)

How to do:

Take a pan and mix egg yolk and sugar in the milk. Put these in a saucepan and cook on low heat. When the milk thickens, pour it in a cup and mix cocoa powder in it. Pour the mixture back into the saucepan and stir well. When the hot chocolate is almost ready, give a few drops of vanilla essence. Finally, complete the process, now you can spread a little butter, marshmallow or chocolate crumbs on top and serve hot. If you want, you can give a little ginger. The pairing of ginger and chocolate would be very nice.

Hot chocolate with cocoa powder and water

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of water
  • One and a half tablespoons of cocoa powder
  • 1 – 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • Two drops of vanilla essence
  • Marshmallow
  • Food cream

How to do:

In a large cup, take two tablespoons of water and mix the sugar and cocoa powder well. When the mixture is ready, pour it into the whole water and mix.

Then put the mixture in the oven and heat it. Once hot, add the vanilla essence. After that, you have to mix very well. You can also mix it with a blender or hand shaker.

When done, pour it into a cup and serve garnished with marshmallow, cream and chocolate.

Hot chocolate with white chocolate

Ingredients:

  • 100 grams of white chocolate
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • A pinch of salt
  • Sugar or sweetener to taste
  • Cornflower
  • Marshmallow, wafer and chocolate crumbs to serve

How to do:

Firstly crush a medium-size white chocolate bar or use the exact amount of chocolate chips. Put these in a saucepan and cook on low flame. Add a small quantity of liquid milk so that the chocolate does not radiate. When the chocolate melts in milk, allow resting of the milk. Put a little 1-2 tablespoons of milk. It will be required later.

Let the milk mix well with the chocolate. Then take 1 or 2 teaspoons of cornflour in a small bowl. Mix the rest of the milk with it to make a fine mixture. Mix it well in a saucepan. Keep stirring until the hot chocolate thickens.

When the chocolate thickens, add a pinch of salt. Take it down with sugar or sweetener according to your taste.

Now pour it in small cups. Top with some sprinkles, marshmallows, wafers and chocolate crumbs. Apart from this, it would be good to drink. Serve hot with hot chocolate.

Hot chocolate coffee

Ingredients: 

  • 2 cups of milkY
  • Two tablespoons brown sugar
  • Four tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1.5 teaspoons coffee
  •  little salt
  • Four tablespoons of sugar.

How to do:

Beat sugar and coffee together well in a little water. Heat the milk over medium heat and add sugar, cocoa, salt and brown sugar. Pour the mixture of coffee and milk into the mug, garnish with whip cream, sprinkle cinnamon powder on top and serve hot.

Hot chocolate marshmallow

Ingredients:

  • Cocoa powder – one-fourth of a large cup or mug
  • Liquid milk – one cup
  • Fresh cream – half a cup
  • Sugar- to taste
  • Salt – a little
  • Cinnamon – Half
  • Marshmallow – 4/5
  • Chocolate chips – one teaspoon

How to do:

First, take the cocoa powder in a pan. Serve one by one with liquid milk, fresh cream, sugar, salt. Stir everything together for a while. Now break the cinnamon. Please wait until it boils, removes. Now strain the mixture in a large sieve. Discard the cinnamon. It has been used only for fragrance.

Now take the mixture in a heatproof jar and blend it with an electric hand coffee mixer. You will see that the combination has become thick. Then take hot chocolate in a glass/mug of your choice, put marshmallows on top, spread chocolate chips after making a giant tasty hot chocolate marshmallow. Enjoy the warmth.

Benefits of hot chocolate

Regular consumption of cocoa-rich hot chocolate keeps the body healthy. It is rich in carbohydrates and antioxidants. Also hot chocolate boosts digestive stability. It is especially useful in preventing cancer. Moreover, hot chocolate is very effective in reducing anxiety. Additionally, it increases blood circulation, which reduces the risk of heart disease. Hot chocolate enhances skin radiance and helps reduce foot pain. Also, it helps cure fever and liver disease.

FAQ

  1. How to make hot chocolate with cocoa powder? 

Take a pan and mix egg yolk and sugar in the milk. Put these in a saucepan and cook on low heat. When the milk thickens, pour it in a cup and mix cocoa powder in it. Pour the mixture back into the saucepan and stir well. When the hot chocolate is almost ready, give a few drops of vanilla essence. Finally, the process is complete; now you can spread a little butter, marshmallow or chocolate crumbs on top and serve hot.

  1. How to make hot chocolate with milk

First, take the cocoa powder in a pan. Serve one by one with liquid milk, fresh cream, sugar, salt. Stir everything together for a while. Now break the cinnamon. Please wait until it boils, removes. Now strain the mixture in a large sieve. Discard the cinnamon. It has been used only for fragrance.

Now take the mixture in a heatproof jar and blend it with an electric hand coffee mixer. You will see that the combination has become thick. Then take it in a glass/mug of your choice, put marshmallows on top, spread chocolate chips. Enjoy the warmth.

  1. Hot chocolate powder

Hot chocolate powder is known as chocolate tea in Nigeria. It usually made by crushing chocolate. This powder will help you save time when you go to make this drink. How? To make hot chocolate, it takes some time to melt our chocolate first. But powder melts very quickly. It also used in food garnishing.

  1. What is the recipe of creamy hot chocolate?

Creamy hot chocolate recipe

In a large cup, take two tablespoons of water and mix the sugar and cocoa powder well. When this mixture is ready, pour it into the whole water and mix.

Then put the mixture in the oven and heat it. Once hot, add the vanilla essence. After that, you have to mix very well. You can also mix it with a blender or hand shaker. When done, pour it into a cup and serve garnished with marshmallow, cream and chocolate.

  1. How to make hot chocolate without cocoa powder?

If you do not like the flavour of cocoa powder, you can use chocolate bars. Chop a large chocolate bar or use the same amount of chocolate chips. Put these in a saucepan and cook on low heat. Add a little liquid milk so that the chocolate does not burn. When the chocolate melts in this milk, give almost the rest of the milk, put a small 1-2 tablespoons of milk. It will be needed later.

Let the milk mix well with the chocolate. Then take 1 or 2 teaspoons of cornflour in a small bowl. Mix the rest of the milk with it to make a fine mixture. Mix it well in a saucepan. Keep stirring until the thickens are perfect.

When the chocolate thickens, add a pinch of salt. Take it down with sugar or sweetener according to your taste.

Final thought

Hot chocolate is usually an excellent stimulant drink to give us warmth and invigoration in winter. Hence it’s easy to make. And if you can surprise everyone in the family by making this drink while sitting at home, then it is not difficult to keep them happy. Since chocolate is good for our health, it can be made and eaten at any time. You can also serve hot chocolates to entertain your guests. Moreover, it is effortless to make at any time with very few ingredients. And it doesn’t take long to make hot chocolate. So enjoy our hot chocolate by sitting at home and seeing our recipes.

 

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