Heartwarming Hot Chocolate – Winter Warmer

thermomix hot chocolate in mug with marshmallows being held with two hands, person wearing snuggly orange jumper

This Thermomix hot chocolate is a super simple recipe that hits the spot perfectly when your insides need warming up, or for those times when you just need a chocolate fix!

What’s Needed to Make this Amazing Looking Thermomix Hot Chocolate?

Such a simple recipe requires few ingredients! In this case, just four. You’ll need:

Milk

Any type of milk goes here! I’ve made it with regular cow’s milk, soy milk, cashew milk, almond milk and of course my Cashew Coconut Milk.

I’ve given a range for the quantity. I used to always make it with 500g milk but the kids didn’t love it as it is fairly intense. Our preference is now 600g milk, it gives a hot chocolate that is more kid-friendly and is really really yummy. Either way, both are lovely.

Cacao Powder

Cacao powder is essentially pure chocolate powder. It’s made by cold-pressing cacao beans and removing the fat content (cacao butter). Cocoa is made in a similar way, but with high heat involved to roast the cacao. This gives a different flavour and reduces the nutrition. You can use cocoa in this recipe if you prefer, you may need to adjust the amount.

Sweetener

I’ve listed a few options for this and honestly I don’t have a preference, I like it made with any of them! The flavour of the honey does come through a bit, so if you don’t want that, use sugar.

The other sweetener options listed are rapadura and coconut sugar. These sugars are less refined than other types of sugars are they’re my preference. Raw, white, brown sugars will also be fine in it.

Spice

The choices here are vanilla or cinnamon. Both are wonderful and I highly recommend you don’t leave out altogether. You can even use a bit of both if you like!

thermomix hot chocolate from top view, marshmallows on top

Your New Favourite Winter Treat

If this is the first time you’ve come across this recipe, give it a go. It’s sure to become your new favourite winter treat… I know that many, many Bexta’s have been making it a regular in their mugs for years now.

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thermomix hot chocolate in mug with marshmallows being held with two hands, person wearing snuggly orange jumper
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Heartwarming Hot Chocolate

This is the perfect after dinner chocolate fix! Warm, sweet and satisfying.
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time6 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Australian, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: Natural hot chocolate, Thermomix hot chocolate
Servings: 2
Calories: 210kcal

Ingredients

  • 500-600 g milk of your choice (Note 1)
  • 1.5 tbs cacao powder
  • 30 g honey or 2 tbs sugar (rapadura or coconut sugar are the best)
  • 0.5 tsp vanilla extract or powder or cinnamon

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in mixer bowl. Mix 6 minutes/60/speed 3/MC on. Turn speed up to 7 for the final 30 seconds to create a lovely creamy layer on top.

Notes

Note 1: 500g milk is the original quantity on this recipe and it gives a lovely intense hot chocolate. I have updated to give the range as our kids prefer it (read: LOVE it!) when made with 600g milk.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 109mg | Potassium: 392mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Calcium: 288mg | Iron: 1mg

Please note, nutrition information is calculated via an online recipe nutrition calculator and is a guide only. It is provided as a courtesy and is not guaranteed 100% accurate. I am not a nutritionist or trained health professional.

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Lilluz
Lilluz
5 years ago

Hello! This looks very good!

Is your tbs 15ml or 20ml?

Michelle
Michelle
5 years ago

Sooooooo good. The honey and cinnamon is an amazing combo. Love this.

Hi, I'm Bec

I specialise in great tasting vegetarian Thermomix recipes and cater for a wide range of dietary needs. I love sharing here and in my cookbooks my healthy, delicious recipes (of course the odd treat too!) Whether you're looking to ignite your thermo mojo, or just after some new, really tasty family friendly recipes, there really is something here for everyone

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