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10 hot chocolate recipes to keep the cold out and the warm in


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Spring may have sprung but someone seems to have forgotten to tell the Weather Gods that snow in April is just not cool... So, while we would rather be in the need for ice lolly recipes, it seems that we have to accept the fact that this cold snap calls for hot chocolate recipes to defrost us all after an Easter holiday trip to the park...


1. Slow cooker coconut hot chocolate recipe

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Photography: Hot Sweet Treats

This hot, sweet treat by Hot Sweet Treats will have the whole fam feeling toasty as a toasted coconut on a cold night. Never did we love our slow cooker more.


2. Rose and cardamom hot chocolate recipe

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Photography: Rose Dose

If you love Turkish Delight then this is the hot chocolate winner for you. If you are not a fan, then not so much. Head over to Rose Dose for the full rosy recipe.


3. After Eight hot chocolate recipe

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Photography: Women's Weekly Food

As the weather is feeling decidedly, and After Eights totes feel winter, then we say put those little squares of delight to good use now in this decadent recipe by Women's Weekly Food.


4. Dairy free hot chocolate recipe

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Photgraphy: Cook Nourish Bliss

This delectable number by Cook Nourish Bliss may be dairy free but it's far from taste free, plus it only take 10 mins to make. It's also vegan and gluten free which means it's guilt free too. Win, win, win.


5. French hot chocolate recipe

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Photography: A Spicy Perspective

While we're not entirely sure what makes it French exactly, this luxurious, uber chocolatey recipe by A Spicy Perspective definitely makes us go 'Oh la, laaaaaa!"


6. White hot chocolate recipe

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Photography: Super Golden Bakes

Treat the fam to a big mug of white hot chocolate using this divine recipe by Super Golden Bakes. In fact, it's more than just al-white: it's heaven!


7. Peanut butter hot chocolate recipe

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Photography: Chocolate Moosey

Chocolate Moosey definitely does hot chocolate right when it comes to this nutty little number. It goes without saying that if someone in the house is allergic to nuts, this one is not for you!


8. Red velvet hot chocolate recipe

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Photography: Imperial Sugar

Red velvet might feel more Christmas than Spring, but this hot chocolate recipe by Imperial Sugar does put us in a jolly mood no matter the time of year.


9. Mars Bar hot chocolate recipe

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Photography: Linc's Flavours

Is it low calorie? No. Is it healthy? Also no. Is it ridiculously delish? Totally yes. Probably best to treat yo'self to this Mars Bar recipe by Linc's Flavours on a day when you're not counting calories.


10. Baileys Hot Chocolate

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Photography: Baileys

Parents; you've survived homeschooling and lockdown, and now the weather is pants. You totally deserve this boozy and oh-so-delish Baileys little number by, well, Baileys.


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