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Orange spiced hot chocolate

Who doesn’t like a steaming mug of hot chocolate on a cold day? Zest it up with some orange! Try this spiced-up twist on an old school classic. With a great blend of aromatic spices, dark chocolate and a slight nuance of orange, this winter favourite no longer need be a guilty pleasure. Share with family, friends or carollers at your door; either way, it’s a “no guilt” way to get your chocolate fix. INGREDIENTS 4 SERVINGS | PREPARATION 15 MINS PLUS OVERNIGHT » 1L 1% or soy milk » 7 oz dark chocolate — chopped up » 1½ tsp coco powder » zest of 1 orange » 3 cardamom pods » ½ cinnamon stick » 2 cloves » ½ Thai red chili » pinch of kosher salt PREPARATION Place chocolate and milk in a medium sauce pot and whisk over medium heat until chocolate has completely melted. Toast cardamom

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