Colman's Spicy Hot Chocolate

Colman's Spicy Hot Chocolate

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!

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 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


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

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

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

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



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