Thursday, 18 November 2010

Special hot chocolate

I know I don’t venture into food posts but I whipped this up for G and myself yesterday and couldn’t resist sharing it with you.


Sian’s signature hot chocolate.

For this you need:
A cup
Any hot chocolate
A jug
and my special milk frothing tool-
An old plastic milk bottle.

Start by heating a cup of milk (I use the microwave for speed) and pour your heated milk into a jug.
Allow your milk to cool slightly and pour into a clean, empty plastic milk bottle. Make sure the lid is screwed on tight, and cover the bottle, including the lid, with a tea towel.
Hold onto the handle and lid and shake! Shake it like a Polaroid picture.
Put the required amount of hot chocolate powder into your cup and once you’ve shaken ‘til your arm aches, pour your hot milk into the cup.

Something about the hot milk, the shaking and the bottle causes it to foam up, just like it would in a cappuccino maker, and you’re left with a thick, foamy topping for your hot chocolate. This also works the same with coffee, so you can make your own cappuccino, minus the expense.


♥Music Fashion Clutter ♥ said...

Mmm I must try this! looks lush x

Pyxiee said...

how easy but effective! I am going to try this next time I have hot chocolate! And when I finally get some coffee syrups I'll try it for a 'latte'! =) xx