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Tasty Hot Chocolate recipes

There’s nothing quite like hot chocolate. It’s heaven on earth, in a mug. It’s something so simple that is arguably loved by everyone.

Hot chocolate is a staple in winter, but sometimes the classic chocolate mix and hot milk doesn’t satisfy the sweetest of teeth.

We have a bunch of sweet tooth’s in the office who shared their favourite hot chocolate recipes to help you amp up your chocolate game!

 

Recipe #1 – Nutella Hot Chocolate

Podista Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

Ingredients:

Optional

  • Whipped cream, for serving
  • Crushed hazelnuts
  • Sprinkle of grated dark chocolate
  • Marshmallows

Directions:

  1. Heat milk in milk frother or use your machine steam wand
  2. Extract 1 or 2 of the Podista Hazelnut Chocolate into a mug
  3. Add Nutella and mix
  4. Add the heated frothed milk

Optional

  1. Top up with whipped cream
  2. Garnish with crushed hazelnuts, grated dark chocolate and a marshmallow or two 

 

Recipe #2 – Chilli Hot Chocolate

Podista Smooth & Creamy - Chilli Hot Chocolate

Ingredients:

  • 200 ml of Milk (Full cream, Skim, Almond, Soy or Oat)
  • 1 or 2 x Podista Smooth & Creamy pods
  • 1/2 tsp x Chilli powder or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp x Cinnamon powder
  • 1 pinch flaky salt

Optional

  • Whipped cream, for serving 
  • Cinnamon stick 
  • Sprinkle cinnamon powder to garnish
Directions:
  1. Heat milk in milk frother or use your machine steam wand
  2. Extract 1 or 2 of the Podista Smooth & Creamy pods into a mug
  3. Add the chilli powder, cinnamon and a pinch of salt
  4. Add the heated frothed milk 

Optional

  1. Top up with whipped cream 
  2. Garnish with cinnamon stick
  3. Sprinkle some cinnamon powder on top

 

Recipe #3 – Mars Bar Hot Chocolate

Podista Caramel Hot Chocolate

Ingredients:

  • 200 ml of Milk (Full cream, Skim, Almond, Soy or Oat)
  • 1 or 2 x Podista Caramel Chocolate pods
  • 1 tsp x Malt powder/extract
  • 1 tsp x Vanilla essence
  • 1 pinch flaky salt

Optional

  • Whipped cream, for serving
  • Chopped Mars Bar
  • Sprinkle of grated dark chocolate
  • Caramel sauce

Directions:

  1. Heat milk in milk frother or use your machine steam wand
  2. Extract 1 or 2 of the Podista Caramel Chocolate pods into a mug
  3. Add a teaspoon of malt extract and vanilla essence
  4. Add a pinch of salt
  5. Add the heated frothed milk

Optional

  1. Top up with whipped cream 
  2. Add chopped Mars bar, sprinkle some grated dark chocolate and drizzle caramel sauce to garnish 

To change this to a Snickers bar add 1 tsp of peanut butter in step 3 and sprinkle some crushed peanuts on top in step 7.

 

Recipe #4 – Mint Slice Hot Chocolate (alcoholic)

Podista Mint Chocolate

Ingredients:

  • 200 ml of Milk (Full cream, Skim, Almond, Soy or Oat)
  • 1 or 2 x Podista Mint Chocolate pods
  • 15 ml x Peppermint schnapps
  • 15 ml x Crème de menthe
  • 15 ml Crème de cacao

Optional

  • Whipped cream, for serving 
  • Marshmallows 
  • Sprinkle of grated dark chocolate

Directions:

  1. Heat milk in milk frother or use your machine steam wand
  2. Extract 1 or 2 of the Podista Smooth & Creamy pods into a mug
  3. Add Peppermint schnapps, crème de menthe and crème de cacao
  4. Add the heated frothed milk 

Optional

  1. Top up with whipped cream
  2. Garnish with grated dark chocolate and marshmallows

 

Recipe #5 – Low Sugar Iced Chocolate

Podista Sugar free chocolate - iced chocolate

Ingredients:

Optional

  • Light or sugar free whipped cream, for serving 
  • Sprinkle of grated dark chocolate

Directions:

  1. Add ice cubes to a tall glass
  2. Extract 1 or 2 of the Podista Sugar Free Chocolate or Poddies Sugar Free Chocolate into the glass
  3. Fill with cold Milk

Optional

  1. Top up with light whipped cream
  2. Sprinkle some grated dark chocolate to garnish

If you have any questions or suggestions, contact us by email at hello@expresspods.com.au or call us on 1800 370 656.

 

Enjoy!

Toby Strong

Founder & Happiness Hero


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