Spicy hot chocolate

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Serves: 4

By GwarchodwrPlant



  • 150ml double cream

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1 mild chilli

  • 4 cinnamon stick

  • 1 eggs

  • 50g plain chocolate broken into pieces

  • 400ml semi-skimmed milk

  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar

  • 4 tbsp whipped cream

  • 1 pinch mixed spice


  1. Place the chocolate in a pan with the milk, cream and sugar.
  2. Split the chilli using a sharp knife, and remove the seeds. Then place the pod in the milk with the cinnamon and mixed spice.
  3. Heat gently, stirring until the mixture is smooth, but do not allow it to boil.
  4. Remove the chilli from the milk. Beat the egg lightly then pour a little of the warm milk into the egg, and whisk well.
  5. Gradually pour on the rest of the milk and return to pan. Cook gently until thickened
  6. Serve in small cups with whipped cream and a cinnamon stick.

Additional Information

  • Biscuit and sweets

  • chocolate

  • Drink

  • Cake/Dessert

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  • GwarchodwrPlant 06/08/09 21:20

    Sheer indulgence! Not one for the children!