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February 5, 2014

English Toffee Hot Chocolate

It is still Summer in South-Africa and the weather is still as hot as you can get in Gauteng this time of year, but with Summer, rain pours and I don't know about you, but somehow, when it is overcast, rainy and overall miserable looking, I want something hot to drink.

I concocted this English Toffee Hot Chocolate , and was it a hit !  All of us enjoyed a mug {some even hinted for more - not sure if it has something more to do with the added liqueur though!}

Dimitri, Jacobus and one or two other guys have a carpooling thing going and this week it was Jacobus' turn, so he did receive a mug --- without the added liqueur, as he still had to drive home {sorry if you take a sip of any kind of liquor at my house, no driving .. you sleep over - my rule!} But he enjoyed his just as much, therefore, go ahead make a big batch, and just before adding the English Toffee Liqueur, pour some out for the kids or a driving visitor.

English Toffee Hot Chocolate ~ this drink will warm you up instantly ! #EnglishToffee #HotChocolate #Beverages

4 - 6 Servings {depending on your glass/mug size}


1 liter Full Cream Milk
6 TB Caster Sugar
1/4 cup Cocoa Powder
1 t Ground Cinnamon
6 Large {Normal} Marshmallows
1/2 cup English Toffee Liqueur
Mini Marshmallows, to top
Chocolate Chips & Sprinkles, to decorate
Thick Toffee Sauce {I use ice-cream sauce}


1.) Place the Milk {keep a little aside to mix the Cocoa Powder}, Caster Sugar, Cocoa powder - mixed with a little of the Milk and the Cinnamon in a large saucepan - heat and stir until boiling.
2.) Add the Large Marshmallows and stir until melted - remove from heat.
3.) Stir in the English Toffee Liqueur and pour into heatproof mugs/glasses.
4.) Top with Mini Marshmallows and decorate with Chocolate Chips and/or Sprinkles.
5.) Finally, drizzle with Toffee Sauce and serve immediately.

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  1. This looks so warm and comfy. I have to serve this at our next book study.

    Thanks, for sharing,

  2. Since it's 42 degrees below freezing this morning...this looks awesome!

  3. Good rule! You've got summer rain lucky things everything is tinder dry here garden is pretty much dead. Drink looks delicious though.

  4. I am drooling for sure! I'm wild about anything chocolate AND toffee! Thanks so much for linking up at Weekend Potluck.

  5. This looks so good…going to have to try this one for sure

  6. looks good. Going to pin so I can try it later! ;)

  7. This looks super tasty! It's 'winter' where I live, but really that means 'the rainy season.' I know what you mean about wanting something comforting to drink even though the thermometer might suggest otherwise!

  8. Wooow looks awesome!I'll be so happy to have one of this now....mmm
    congrats for a great mix!

  9. Yum! Thanks for sharing at the Happiness Is Homemade Link Party! Pinning to the party board and can't wait to see what happiness posts you share next week! Have a terrific week!

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    1. Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays, you post is one of my features this week :)

  11. Fabulous! thankyou for creating and for sharing =)

  12. This looks simply delicious! Thanks for posting on The Four Seasons Blog Hop! Sandra from Scrumptilicious 4 You!

  13. Thanks for linking up. Stopping by as co-host of Homemade link Party.

  14. I always love new takes on hot chocolate. This sounds delicious! Thanks for linking to the In and Out of the Kitchen Link Party. Hope to see you next week.


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