Chocolate milk | Hot chocolate

Chocolate milk | Hot chocolate

Hello everyone. Today I saw few chocolates were sitting in my fridge untouched. My kids almost forgot them. They had a hard day in school with lots of physical activity. So I decided to treat them with this quick delicious chocolate milk or Easy hot chocolate. I have to say they were surprised and enjoyed it to the core. You can serve this as cold chocolate milk as well after keeping in the fridge for a while and enjoy as a dessert on occasion. This is a simple flavored milk recipe without ice cream like shakes.

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This a one quick and simple chocolate milk recipe which is an easy Hot chocolate version too. Serve this hot or chilled as an evening snack for kids. My kids became bored with eating the same variety daily:D…Then came this idea and it turned out a hit ..also I could empty the chocolate box in one day..hurray…Adults can also enjoy this as a cool dessert or yum breakfast once in a while. Nutritious and delicious chocolate milk/ Hot chocolate recipe with step wise pictures.

Chocolate milk/Tasty Hot Chocolate with chocolates
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Chocolate milk prepared by mixing melted chocolates with boiled milk. This is a simple flavoured milk recipe without icecream like shakes.

Course: Dessert, Drinks
Servings: 2
Calories: 160 kcal
Author: Sangeetha
Ingredients
Ingredients:
  • Dark/milk chocolates/Chocolate bars – 300 gm
  • Sugar – 3tbsp optional only for pure dark chocolates
  • Vanilla essence – 1/2ts optional
  • Milk – 4cups 800ml
  • Nuts – For garnishing
Instructions
Recipe:
  1. Heat 100ml of boiled milk in a pan in low heat
  2. Add chocolate chunks and mix with a wooden ladle
  3. Chocolates start to melt.
  4. Mix the melting chocolate with milk.
  5. Pour this chocolate milk mix with remaining milk and keep on stove
  6. Mix thoroughly in low heat
  7. When it starts thickening switch off the flame.
  8. Using a hand blender mix it very well. If using electric blender keep in low speed and blend till froth produced as shown here. I used hand mixer. At this stage if you are using bitter dark chocolates add sugar according to taste.
  9. Sugar is not required for usual milk chocolates or sugar added dark chocolates.
  10. Finally add few chopped nuts for garnishing
  11. Quick Chocolate milk is ready to serve. If preferring cold milk keep in refrigerator for a while and serve.
Recipe Notes

Tips/notes: Choose chocolates without caramel for this recipe as it may alter the taste If chocolates are already with nuts no need to add final garnishing For pure hot chocolate melt more chocolates and add very little full fat reduced milk/cream

Chocolate milk( Hot or cold) with leftover chocolates

Preparation:

  • Boil milk and keep aside
  • Chop chocolate bars into small pieces. Since I had small chocolates, I used them as it is.

Recipe:

  • Heat 100 ml of boiled milk in a pan on low heat

 

  • Add chocolate chunks and mix with a wooden ladle

  • Chocolates start to melt.

  • Mix the melted chocolate syrup slowly with the milk.

  • Next, quickly pour this chocolate milk mix with remaining milk and keep on the stove.

  • Mix thoroughly on low heat.
  • When it starts thickening switch off the flame.

  • Using a hand blender mix it very well. If using electric blender keep in low speed and blend till a fluffy froth forms. I used a hand mixer. At this stage, if you are using bitter dark chocolates add sugar according to taste.

  • Sugar is not required for usual milk chocolates or sugar added dark chocolates.
  • Finally, add few chopped nuts for garnishing. My chocolates had few nuts hence I did not use extra garnishing.
  • Quick Chocolate milk is ready to serve. If preferring cold chocolate milk keep in the refrigerator for a while and serve.

 

Tips/notes:

  • Choose chocolates without caramel for this recipe as it may alter the taste.
  • If chocolates are already with nuts no need to add final garnishing.
  • For pure hot chocolate melt more chocolates and add very little full fat reduced milk/cream.
  • In case of cold chocolate milk/chocolate milkshake add vanilla ice cream one scoop on top of the cooled milk.
 

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