• 2 tbsp cocoa powder

  • 2 tbsp milk

  • 150ml/¼ pint single cream

  • 500ml/18fl oz milk

  • white marshmallows or Maltesers


  • 1.

    Real drinking chocolate can easily be made by first mixing 2 tbsp of cocoa powder with 2 tbsp of milk to a paste.

  • 2.

    Over a low heat bring the cream to just below boiling.

  • 3.

    Remove from the heat, add the milk and bring to the boil, whisking from time to time.

  • 4.

    Fold in the cocoa paste and whisk to combine.

  • 5.

    Divide the hot chocolate between two or three mugs and put either 2 white marshmallows or some Maltesers on top.

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