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Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipe For a Comfy Night

Since the holidays are coming up, we have the perfect hot chocolate recipe to share! You can make this hot chocolate with melted chocolate and pure maple syrup, which makes it much tastier than the usual hot cocoa mix. It is thick and comforting, making it the perfect treat on a chilly day. 

Discover how to create the most delicious homemade hot chocolate! It is super creamy, healthy, rich in chocolate flavor, and the perfect warm and cozy treat for a chilly fall evening.

How to make hot chocolate 

Dark chocolate is the key to achieving the creamiest texture and the most indulgent chocolate flavor. We recommend using a 70% dark chocolate bar for the best results, such a Le Chocolat des Iles

For the liquid base, you can use either store-bought almond milk or make your own. Add a pinch of cinnamon and a dash of vanilla extract to make it extra warm and comforting. Plus, to sweeten this tasty mixture, add maple syrup to your desired level of sweetness. 

Finally, these ingredients create a tasty hot chocolate that’s not only rich, but also easy to make.


To create this hot chocolate recipe, gather these ingredients: 

  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 3 ounces chopped Le Chocolat des Iles dark chocolate
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • Whipped cream and chocolate shavings are optional

Making this hot chocolate recipe is super easy! Here’s how:

  1. Firstly, in a small saucepan, gently warm the almond milk over low heat.
  2. Secondly, add the chopped chocolate, vanilla, and a pinch of cinnamon. Whisk it all together for about 15 minutes until the chocolate melts and the mixture becomes smooth.
  3. Thirdly, stir in the maple syrup and mix well. That’s all there is to it!
  4. Lastly, pour the hot chocolate into mugs and get creative with your favorite toppings. 


Moreover, you can enjoy it with whipped cream and dark chocolate shavings, marshmallows work great too. Enjoy your delicious hot chocolate!

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