Hot Chocolate : Quick And Easy Dessert Recipe For Coffee Lovers

Snehil Sharma

Recipe by Snehil Sharma

Cooking Time

5 Minutes

Total Time

6 Minutes

  • Milk (Low Fat) – 2 ½ of Cups
  • Date Syrup – 3-4 Tbsp
  • Dark Chocolate (Grated) – ¼ of Cup
  • Vanilla Extract - 2-3 Tbsp
  • Summer is about to end. Soon we are about to welcome winter. In such times, a full cup of hot chocolate is the ultimate paradise on earth. Isn’t it? It feels like love. Hot chocolate is a must-have beverage, creating deep, decadent chocolatey richness in every warm sip. Nothing is more enjoyable than wrapping your hands around a coffee mug of rich and lush hot chocolate on a cold winter night. Or day!
    Here let’s share the secrets to making delicious and creamy hot chocolate.

    How To Make Hot Chocolate

    • To start with, put a pan on low flame and heat milk in it. After a boil, add date syrup and stir for a few seconds.
    • After that, grate the dark chocolate roughly in a bowl and put it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Please take out the bowl and stir it.
    •  Then again, microwave it and let the chocolate melt for another 30 seconds. Repeat these step-in intervals of 30 seconds till the chocolate is entirely melted.
    • The milk will be ready by now. Now, add the melted chocolate to the boiling milk and whisk it once to mix it well. 
    • Now, add vanilla extract to the end and let it cook for a minute.
    • Finally, serve it immediately. 

    Health Benefits of Hot Chocolate

    The benefits of hot cholate were implemented generations back. The minerals & bio-chemicals have loads of anti-oxidants that will directly aid your health. Here are some health benefits you can experience if you start drinking hot chocolate. 

    Benefits of Hot Chocolate

    1. Rich In Antioxidants

    These are needed to combat the production of excess free radicals, which can worsen your health with time. Thus, consuming this drink will not only help you relax, but it’s also beneficial for your organs.

    2. Improves Cardiovascular Health

    The presence of nitric oxide in cocoa can reduce heart attack and stroke risk. Cocoa flavanols have also combated LDL cholesterol, reduced blood clotting, and improved blood flow. These stable yet robust properties of hot chocolate make it one of the essential drinks you must try.

    3. Reduce High Blood Pressure 

    In its powdered and dark chocolate form, one coffee cup of Cocoa is perfect for lowering blood pressure. This effect was first seen when researchers examined the blood pressure levels of cocoa-drinking island people of Central America who had comparatively lower blood pressure than non-coco drinkers.

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    Frequently Added Questions

    Q: Is hot cocoa healthy?

    Ans: Flavonoids, which increase blood flow, are abundant in hot cocoa. Due to greater blood flow to the brain, improved blood flow decreases the risk of blood clots, lowers blood pressure, enhances heart health, and helps you think more clearly.

    Q: Is Hot Chocolate Healthier Than Coffee?

    Ans: A cup of hot chocolate made with a powdered mix has 6 grams of fat, 9 grammes of protein, 2.5 grammes of fibre, and a few minerals. Even while black coffee and tea have no calories at all, it is nonetheless far more nutrient-dense.

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