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We’re calling it now – the unofficial drink this winter is a steamy mug of spiked Nutella hot chocolate. Any chocolate–flavoured liquor will work with this easy recipe, but it’s particularly good with bourbon. Nutella + cinnamon + bourbon = heaven!
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1 ½ cups milk
⅓ cup Nutella
1 cinnamon stick
120ml bourbon, Frangelico, cacao rum or chocolate liqueur
Whipped cream or marshmallows
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In a pot over medium-high heat, bring the milk to a simmer. Add the Nutella, stirring until it has melted and become incorporated. Add the cinnamon stick and bring to a simmer.
Divide the bourbon between two mugs, if using (60ml per mug). Ladle the hot milk mixture into the mugs and serve with fresh whipped cream or marshmallows.
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If you’re serving your spiked Nutella hot chocolate with marshmallows, toast them on a foil-lined baking sheet under the broiler for 30 to 45 seconds, until golden.
Candice is the coffee-drinking, fashion obsessed editor behind Hello Joburg Magazine. She’s a self-confessed foodie and champagne enthusiast who also loves all things beauty, travel and home and décor.