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Spiced Hot Choc Shots

  • Cooking Time: 10 mins
  • Difficulty: Super Easy!
  • Serves: 4
Spiced Hot Choc Shots


• Small handful of plain peanuts (roughy chopped)

• 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes

• 40g salted dark choice (we use Lindt)

• 40g plain dark choc

• 2 egg whites

• 1 tablespoon caster sugar

• 5 cardamom pods (cut them open and grind the insides in a pestle & mortar - OR use a teaspoon of already ground)


• Melt both kinds of dark chocolate in a clear heatproof bowl over a saucepan of boiling water for about 2 mins.

• Once melted completely, remove from element and set aside to cool slightly.

• Meanwhile, whisk egg whites until stiff.

• Then add caster sugar and ground cardamom.

• Fold in the melted chocolate mixture and mix well to combine.

• Add in a pinch of chilli flakes and some of the chopped nuts (you want the remaining to decorate the tops).

• Divide the mixture between 4 shot glasses.

• Decorate the tops with remains ingredients. (You can buy those cute wee edible hearts from any supermarket in the baking aisles).

• Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

• Serve with a single malt whisky of aged reposado!