Googie’s Kitchen presents Hozza’s Hot Chocolate with a Warming Twist

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During winter I like nothing more than spices and chocolate. These two items are my staples during the cold season. So I decided to combine both of these items and make a delicious hot chocolate with a warming twist. Well actually I decided to steal my lovely husband Hozza or Howard’s recipe and add spices. Shh, don’t tell him! Hee, hee! I have now uploaded the video to my YouTube channel Googie’s Kitchen and the blog post is below.

Hozza’s Hot Chocolate with a Warming Twist
Hozza’s Hot Chocolate with a Warming Twist

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Serves 1


  • Mug x 1
  • Small saucepan x 1
  • Tablespoon x 1
  • Stirring spoon x 1


  • Full fat milk x 1 mug (or a milk or your choice)
  • Raw cacao powder x 2 tbsp or 100% dark chocolate
  • Maple syrup x 1 tbsp (or more depending on how sweet you like it)
  • Cinnamon x 1tsp
  • Ginger x 1tsp
  • Cloves x 1/4tsp
  • Nutmeg x 1/4tsp
  • Vanilla powder x 1/8tsp


  • Measure the milk and put it into the sauce pan.
  • Next add the raw cacao powder or 100% dark chocolate and maple syrup to the pan.
  • Finally add in the spices.
  • Put the pan on a medium heat and stir until the powder or chocolate dissolves and it has warmed through.
  • Be careful not to let the milk boil over.
  • It should take around five minutes or so.
  • Once it’s hot or at a temperature you like, pour the hot chocolate back into the mug.
  • Then enjoy.
Hozza’s Hot Chocolate with a Warming Twist

Hozza’s Hot Chocolate with a Warming Twist is such a great drink to have when it’s a frosty and chilli day. It’s a drink that warms us up from the inside out and leaves us feeling the glow. This drink could also be made in large quantities in a slow cooker for a party or can simply be enjoyed on your own. It is also delicious with a ginger nut or two. However you decide to enjoy this lovely drink, as always, enjoy.