Warm up with this indulgent hot chocolate cocktail

With Chocolate Week taking place from 12 to 18 October and the air starting to feel decidedly chillier, what better time to try out a hot chocolate cocktail recipe?

Choco Locos recipe

With its thick, chocolatey texture and the warm spice of dark rum, Choco Locos is a decadent cocktail that is sure to keep you feeling cosy as the nights draw in…


  • 250ml Cowbelle full fat milk
  • 100g Moser Roth milk chocolate
  • ½ tsp cornflour
  • 1 swirl Cowbelle double cream
  • 100g Moser Roth dark chocolate
  • 25ml Old Hopking Dark Rum
  • Cinnamon sticks to garnish

These ingredients can be picked up from your local Aldi store.


Choco Locos

  1. Add the cornflour to a little milk to make a paste. Place to one side.
  2. Gently heat the milk until it is hot but not boiling. Remove from heat.
  3. Whisk in the cornflour mixture and the grated chocolate.
  4. Stir until chocolate has melted.
  5. Place back on low heat until the mix has changed consistency and thickened.
  6. Once heated, serve in a warmed mug before adding a measure of rum.
  7. Layer the drink with a swirl of double cream, sprinkle grated chocolate and serve with a cinnamon stick stirrer to give the cocktail an indulgent finish.

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