Hot rum chocolate

Lesley Waters's recipe for luscious hot chocolate with an extra rum kick makes a deliciously warming winter drink . . .
By Lesley Waters
Hot rum chocolate
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  • Serves: 1-2
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 225 ml milk
  • 40 g dark chocolate, (minimum 70% cocoa solids), finely grated
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp rum

To serve:

  • softly whipped cream
  • grated chocolate

Method

1. Heat the milk in a small non-stick saucepan to just below boiling point.

2. Add in the dark chocolate and sugar and stir over a very low heat until the chocolate has melted.

3. Stir in the rum and then pour the hot chocolate into one or two mugs.

4. Top with whipped cream and a little grated chocolate and serve at once.

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