Ok so this may not be the ultimate Nutella hot chocolate hack.. in fact I don’t know if other Nutella hot chocolate hacks exist. It is however extremely good. This came about after a rather frustrating trip to my pantry ready to make my traditional hot chocolate led me to a deceptive jar of Nutella..deceptive in that the outside looked like it contained all of the wicked indulgence but in reality there were mere scrapings around the edges. Argghhhh.
What was a girl to do?
Well, I really wanted that Nutella hot chocolate so I found a way and as soon as I did I thought..HOW have I never thought of doing this before??
This is not a recipe, just a how to. All you need is a mug full of milk, an almost empty jar of Nutella and a few minutes of your time.
Heat your milk in the microwave until almost boiling.
Remove the lid from your Nutella jar and fill with the hot milk. A little note here – the smallest retail jar of Nutella simply will not do. I mean why would you even buy the small one?
Replace the lid, swirl the jar very slightly and leave to stand for a minute or two.
Ever so gently shake your jar, cover the lid with a tea towel to avoid any possible hot spillages. Please do not vigorously shake the jar. You should see most of the Nutella from the side of the jar start to disappear into your gorgeously frothy milk.
Remove the lid and pour into a mug and enjoy immediately. Heck you don’t even need a mug..drink from the jar!
The only problem you may find is that you may end up working your way through your jars of Nutella a little quicker in order to make your hot chocolates..at least that is my excuse!