festive drinks for kids
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Festive drinks for kids

Warm up your insides with these festive drinks for kids (and adults!).

Candy cane cocoa

festive drinks for kids

Place 30g cocoa in a saucepan. Gradually whisk in 950ml milk until the cocoa has dissolved. Add 100g chocolate chips and 3 crushed candy canes and simmer over a medium heat for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the chocolate and candy canes have melted. Bring to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Stir in a pinch of salt.

Ladle into mugs and garnish each with a candy cane.

Spiced apple warmers

festive drinks for kids

In a saucepan over a medium-low heat, whisk together 800ml apple juice, 4 cinnamon sticks, ½ tsp ground allspice, ½ tsp ground ginger and a pinch each of ground cloves, nutmeg and salt. Bring to a simmer, then remove from the heat. Pour through a sieve into a jug and discard the solids.

Serve in mugs and garnish with cinnamon sticks.

Snowy white hot chocolate

festive drinks for kids

In a pan over a medium-low heat, stir together 950ml fresh milk, 1 tsp vanilla and 230g chopped white chocolate. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally, but do not let it boil. Remove from the heat and divide between mugs.

Top with whipped cream or marshmallows if desired and serve immediately.

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