How do you make a hot chocolate gift set?

  1. Make both the homemade marshmallows and homemade hot cocoa mix.
  2. Package both up in individual clear bags.
  3. Add some of the filler to each box, then place the packaged marshmallows and hot cocoa inside. Include instructions for making the hot chocolate.
  4. Decorate boxes with gift tags and ribbons as desired!

How do I make hot chocolate better?

Sweet add-ins include marshmallows, whipped cream, caramel, flavored spreads, and maple syrup. To transform cocoa into a cocktail, add flavored liqueurs or traditional spirits. Other unique ways to liven up hot chocolate include adding coffee, spices, and extracts.

Is hot chocolate better with milk or water?

Which to Use—Milk, Soy, or Water? Whole milk lends to the creaminess and sweetness of hot chocolate, but feel free to use low-fat or nonfat milk if you prefer. For a thicker, richer hot chocolate, switch out 1/4 cup of milk for cream.

Can I boil milk for hot chocolate?

Start by heating whole milk and heavy creamy on the stove. You want to heat the milk mixture just until it’s hot, but not boiling. You’ll see steam start to come off the top and tiny bubbles forming on the side. Boiling milk will cause the chocolate to seize up, so make sure it is just hot.

Is there a difference between hot chocolate and cocoa?

It’s a largely historically and technologically grown difference. Hot cocoa is made from cocoa powder. Hot chocolate is a liquid made from cocoa beans. While you can still get hot chocolate, at home even the most prestigious chocolate gourmet is likely sipping hot cocoa.

What is the most expensive hot chocolate?

The $3,000, 160-ounce hot chocolate is designed to share, and you’ll need to book a week in advance at 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar.