Chai Spiced Hot Chocolate

Serves 2

INGREDIENTS

2 green cardamom pods, cracked and lightly toasted
1 tsp cinnamon
(or 1 x cinnamon stick, broken in half)
1 inch piece fresh ginger, grated
5 whole cloves, crushed or powdered
½ tsp whole black peppercorns
50g 80Noir Ultra chocolate beads
440ml hot water or milk
(dairy or oat recommended)

Alternatively, buy our pre-made spice pots here

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Toast. Place all spices except ginger in a small saucepan over a medium heat and toast until fragrant (3-4 minutes)

2. Brew. Add half the water or milk and ginger and bring to a simmer (5 minutes)

3. Strain. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer into another saucepan.

4. Heat. Add the remaining water or milk and chocolate beads and heat over a gentle heat (10 minutes) Slowly stir the mixture and breathe in the delicious aroma of chai to assist with the experience.

5. Froth. Use a whisk to froth.

6. Enjoy. Find a moment and enjoy.

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