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Super Simple Aero Hot Chocolate 4 Ways


For the Hot Chocolate:

1 x 85g slab Nestlé dark Aero, broken into small pieces

2-2½ cups milk

For the Toppings:

Whipped cream, from can

For the S’mores Hot Chocolate:

Mini marshmallows

Vanilla cookies, crumbled

½ cup Aero dark, melted

For the Coffee Hot Chocolate:

2 tsps Instant Coffee (Nescafe)

Nestle Cocoa powder

Fresh strawberries

For the Peppermint Tart Hot Chocolate:

Mini marshmallows

Nestle Peppermint Crisp, crumbled

Vanilla cookies, crumbled

Nestle Caramel Treat, melted

For the Spiced Orange Hot Chocolate:

½ tsp Cinnamon, ground

Fresh orange slices

Cinnamon sticks to garnish


1. Prep the Hot Chocolate:

2. In a medium saucepan melt together the chocolate pieces & milk, while stirring on a medium/ low heat.

3. When the chocolate is melted and the hot chocolate thickens, remove from the heat and gently pour into two warmed mugs.

4. Garnish with the flavours of your choice:


Top each mug with a layer of mini marshmallows and place under the grill for a few minutes until toasted and browned.

Sprinkle with a drizzle of melted chocolate and some crumbled cookies before serving.


Add a teaspoon of coffee to each mug and stir.

Top with whipped cream, a light dusting of cocoa powder and a fresh strawberry.

Peppermint Tart:

Top each mug with whipped cream and cookie chunks.

Add crumbled Peppermint Crisp and drizzle with melted caramel treat.

Spiced Orange:

Stir a ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon into each mug

Top with whipped cream and another sprinkle of cinnamon.

Garnish each mug with a fresh orange slice and cinnamon stick.

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