Colman's Spicy Hot Chocolate 

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This is a recipe for the adult hot chocolate drinkers out there, think chilli chocolate, but even better and sure to keep you toasty on a cold evening! 

  • 2 Minutes 


  • 600 ml water or milk
  • 4 heaped teaspoons hot chocolate powder
  • 1 - 2 teaspoons Colmans mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of salt

Optional toppings:

  • Whipped cream
  • chocolate shavings
  • marshmallows


  1. Boil kettle (if using water) or heat the milk in the microwave or on the hob.

  2. Mix the hot chocolate powder, Colman's mustard powder, cayenne pepper, cornstarch, cinnamon, and salt in a small bowl.

  3. Divide the dry mixture into two mugs, pour the hot water or chocolate over, and stir well.

  4. For extra indulgence, add whipped cream, chocolate shavings or marshmallows, and then serve immediately!