Real Malted Hot Chocolate
A warm malted hot chocolate to warm you from the inside.
1 tablespoon cornflour
2 cups (500ml) milk
150g dark chocolate, chopped
1/2 cup (125ml) cream
1/3 cup (115g) Saunders' Malt Extract
1 vanilla bean, split lengthways and seeds scraped or 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
1 cinnamon stick
Marshmallows, to serve (optional)
Combine the cornflour and a tablespoon of the milk in a medium heavy-based saucepan.
Add the chocolate, cream, Saunders' Malt Extract, vanilla bean and seeds, cinnamon and remaining milk.
Warm, whisking continuously over medium-low heat until the chocolate has melted and the mixture is smooth and thickened slightly.
Remove the vanilla bean and cinnamon stick, pour into mugs and enjoy immediately. Add marshmallows, if using.