Tuesday, 9 February 2010

Emergency hot chocolate

I've not been blogging much of late. This is partly because in October I realised I needed to kick my job hunt up a bit, and started working odd part time hours, then got a new job (yay) then got made redundant (boo) and now I've got a new job starting next week (yay!)

So, I've been rather lazy and really only cooking from recipe books, and when I do cook something it's normally dark outside, so most of my pictures turn out looking yuccky as I haven't got good lighting here.

Anyway, sorry. I'd say it won't happen again, but it will ;)

For the past few weeks I've been enjoying a lot of vegan hot chocolate made to this recipe

Unfortunately, I'm out of chocolate today, but had a terrible urge for some, so set about making something tasty to fill the gap, without being sinfully sugary or requiring much in the way of cooking. So, I half remembered a few recipes for Mexican atole, and had a bash. It actually turned out very nice, while massively deviating from how atole is actually made.

Quick Hot Chocolate Drink

1 tbs coco powder
1 tbs corn flour
2 tsp agave syrup or other sweetener of choice
1 cup soy, rice or other non dairy milk

In a small pan, mix the coco powder and corn flour with a little milk until a paste is formed
Slowly incorporate the remaining milk
Put over a medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened and warm
Add sweetener of choice

Serve hot.

1 comment:

  1. ooh this looks delicious, I'll have to try it! I hope to go back to veganism in the next year or so...flexi is the first step (I hope!)