I have 2 secrets:
(1) I made these 2 years ago and never posted about them
(2) I'm actually writing this up at the end of May and it is currently 80 degrees outside. You should be jealous. Don't worry, I am too.
I wrote down all of the instructions on this blog after I finished making these Hot Chocolate Sticks, assuming I would get to adding pictures soon after. It never happened. Then today (May 20th, 2012) I noticed that there was still a draft hanging out on blogger. So I figured, what the heck. I love the schedule option on Blogger.
I needed something fast, cheap and easy to make for 2 dozen coworkers (this was back when I still made handmade gifts for them) and I found this great idea online to make Hot Chocolate on a Stick. Basically, you make a chocolate lollipop and melt it in hot cream or milk, making a yummy cup of hot chocolate. I thought I'd give it a shot.
Here's what you need:
Melt the chocolate:
I test-tasted one of these before handing them out. It was a very rich cup of cocoa. I think the only thing I would have changed is I would have used a sweeter chocolate to begin with. But I prefer sweeter chocolate over bitter chocolate.