Master the Perfect Hot Chocolate

The promise of a comforting, creamy hot chocolate never fails to delight – but the disappointment of a watery, tasteless result is all too familiar. So, we’ve enlisted the step-by-step expertise of our hot chocolate buyer Harvy to ensure that every mug is a deliciously decadent masterpiece.

mastered hot cocolate takeaway
prep time

Prep Time

5 minutes

difficulty super easy


Super easy




This recipe can be adapted for any of our hot chocolates, so tuck into whatever you’ve got in the cupboard. Let us know what you picked; we love to see your creations!


3 heaped tsp of your favourite Whittard hot chocolate

200ml milk or milk alternative

Mini Marshmallows (optional)


  1. Pop 3 heaped tsp of hot chocolate into a mug.
  2. Heat approximately 200ml of your chosen dairy or plant-based milk – if you’re feeling particularly indulgent, use a milk frother first.
  3. Pour into the mug and stir thoroughly (or whisk) with the powder until you have a smooth mixture.
  4. For the ultimate treat, top with a swirl of cream and an avalanche of fluffy mini mallows.

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