Thick Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
Thick, rich, salty peanut butter hot chocolate, topped with whipped cream and perfect with some crunchy pretzels alongside.
Serves: 2
  • 2 cups (500ml) milk
  • 2 tsp cornstarch (cornflour)
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder
  • 2 oz (50g) milk chocolate
  • 1 oz (25g) dark chocolate
  • ¼ cup smooth peanut butter (I used Kraft brand)
  • sweetened whipped cream & pretzels, to serve
  1. Take a tablespoon of the milk, and mix it together with the cornstarch in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Place the remaining ingredients into a medium saucepan over a low heat.
  3. Heat the mixture slowly, whisking gently, but constantly until the chocolate and peanut butter are melted and the mixture is steaming - don't let it boil.
  4. Whisk in the cornstarch and continue to heat until the mixture thickens slightly.
  5. Pour the hot chocolate into two glasses and top with sweetened whipped cream and a crunchy pretzel. Serve!
Recipe by The Sugar Hit at