Hot chocolate recipe

Spice up your bedtime brew with a little chocolate magic

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Makes 6 glasses
Takes 10 minutes to prepare

Ingredients

  • Cinnamon stick
  • 1 litre milk
  • 150g milk chocolate

Cooking utensils

  • Measuring jug
  • Large saucepan
  • Wooden spoon
  • Balloon whisk

METHOD

How to make hot chocolate

Big chef: Put the cinnamon and milk in a saucepan and heat until almost boiling, then lower the heat so that the milk stays warm but doesn't boil.

Big chef and little chef: Break the chocolate into pieces and add it to the hot milk. Stir well with a wooden spoon for 2-3 minutes to melt the chocolate (remembering not to let the milk boil).

Big chef and little chef: Take off the heat, remove the cinnamon and whisk lightly before serving.

Tips: For an extra-special treat, add a few mini-marshmallows, or for a peppermint delight, stir your hot chocolate with a candy cane.

Always have a grown-up in the kitchen when you cook.

©Fiona Bird 2009
Recipe reproduced from 'Kids' Kitchen' by kind permission of Barefoot Books Ltd
To order 'Kids' Kitchen' visit www.barefootbooks.co.uk

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