/ The Ultimate Hot Chocolate
Forget your powders, this involves chopping up a Mars Bar into small pieces, chuck them in a mug, pour on boiling water and stir. Try to crush the floating bits against the side of the mug with the spoon until all are dissolved. Add marshmallows and you're done.
For those on a budget, Lidl's Mr Choc Chocco and Caramel bars work fine.
If you're feeling particularly naughty, try two Mars Bars in one mug - insane
It'd need to be good to be better than the hot chocolate at the Cocoa Mountain at Balnakiel in Sutherland.
Add Baileys as well, or other equivalent.
Yeah, if you're soft. Real mountaineers use double cream.
Have been making something similar for years- we call it Mars Bar soup, but made with a pint of milk and a huge slug of brandy. Just the thing on a winter wild camp! I prefer not to completely get rid of the 'bits'- they're the best part! Also make it before heading out by lobbing the ingredients into a thermos before heading out- is nicely 'brewed' by the time you crack it open!
We've experimented with both, and at least to our taste brandy wins :)
A crumbled-up Flake bar stirred into near-boiling milk, with a dash of Baileys for good measure, takes some beating!
In several places in eastern europe, hot choc comes in an esspresso cup, with a spoon and a glass of water to wash it down! It's basically melted chocolate, and a teeny splash of milk. I somtimes put in a wee bit ginger syrup too to flavour it. YUMMY :-)
Bit sceptical about the Mars Bar thing but this sounds ace!
i use nigel slaters recipe which includes high% coco chocolate, full fat milk and double cream little else. absolute heaven but you overdose on it with a full mug
The Druid Inn (next to Rowtor Rocks in the Peak) do hot chocolate that comes as a mug of chocolate buttons and a jug of hot milk. Yum.
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