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Indulgent and spicy hot chocolate with red wine

Enjoy the heavenly combo of orange and chocolate in this adults-only sumptuous treat

By , 27 October 2016

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Indulgent and spicy hot chocolate with red wine
  • 20 Mins

  • Serves: 6

Nutritional Info
Each 172ml serving contains
  • Energy

    602KJ

    248KCAL

    12%
  • Fat

    12g

    high

    17%
  • Saturates

    7.4g

    high

    37%
  • Sugars

    17.2g

    high

    19%
  • Salt

    0.17g

    low

    3%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100ml: 602kJ/144kcal.
Ingredients
  • 400ml Asda Extra Special Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ½tsp grated nutmeg
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 orange, peel only
  • 2tbsp golden caster sugar
  • 300ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 200ml single cream
  • 100g Asda chosen by you plain chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 1tsp Asda chosen by you cocoa
Method
  • Place the red wine, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, orange peel and sugar in a medium pan, bring to the boil and simmer for 10min uncovered then strain.

  • Meanwhile, bring the milk and cream to the boil, remove from the heat and add the chocolate. Allow it to melt for 1min then gently stir the mixture until the chocolate is fully incorporated.

  • Gradually pour the wine into the hot chocolate in a steady stream, whisking continuously to prevent the mixture from separating.

  • Divide between 4 mugs and sprinkle on a little cocoa powder and orange zest.