Not only are Numi’s delicious Fair Trade Drinking Chocolates great for a hot beverage, you can use them for so much more! Made with organic 65% cacao, coconut sugar, and other paleo-friendly ingredients, these chocolate crumbles can be easily incorporated into many different recipes. Here are five ideas to get you started, the possibilities are endless!
Drinking Chocolate Double Chocolate Chip Frappuccino
This Starbucks copycat is quicker and easier to make than making a trip to your local chain…and even more delicious.
- 1 cup milk, 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1/3 cup Numi Drinking Chocolate
- 3 tablespoons chocolate syrup (hint: you can use our syrup recipe below)
- 2 cups ice
- 1/8 teaspoon vanilla
- Whipped Cream (optional)
Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Top with extra drinking chocolate crumbles, chocolate syrup or whipped cream.
Drinking Chocolate Pancake or Waffles
Dress up any pancake or waffle batter with some Drinking Chocolates!
- Your favorite waffle or pancake batter
- Numi Drinking Chocolates to taste
Whip up your favorite pancake or waffle recipe and add Numi’s Drinking Chocolates right to the batter! You can pre-mix into the batter or just add it right on top of the batter when on the griddle. We recommend 1 teaspoon per pancake for a light chocolate taste or 1 tablespoon for chocolate lovers who want all the chocolate!
Drinking Chocolates Syrup
Top off your pancakes and waffles, or ice cream with this decadent sauce.
- 1 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup Numi Drinking Chocolates
Bring the maple syrup and hot chocolate mix to a simmer, whisking constantly, in a small saucepan over medium heat. Continue to simmer until the syrup is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon, about 5 minutes. Keep warm.
Drinking Chocolates Pot De Creme
A quick dessert sure to impress any guest!
- 6oz Numi Drinking Chocolates
- 2 cups heavy cream
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 3 egg yolks
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Place the cream, yolks, sugar and salt in a medium saucepan over medium heat, whisking to combine. Continue to whisk until the mixture starts to bubble and is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
Pour the hot mixture into a blender with the chocolate and vanilla. Blend until smooth. Pour the mixture into individual ramekins and refrigerate for 6-8 hours or until set. Let the pots de creme sit at room temperature for 10 minutes before serving.
Drinking Chocolate Truffles
Perfect for a quick, homemade gift for friends or family. Pro tip: Keep an ice pack to keep your hands cold while you form the truffles. Cool your hands between every two truffles.
- 5oz Numi Drinking Chocolates (plus extra for coating)
- 1tbsp unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup full fat cream
Place chocolate, cream and butter in a microwave proof bowl. Microwave on high for 4 x 30 second bursts, stirring in between. Cover bowl with a plate and stand for 5 minutes, then stir until chocolate is melted and smooth.
Place the bowl in the refrigerator for a minimum of 6 hours. Remove chocolate from fridge. Use a tablespoon to scoop the mixture and roll into a ball using your hands. Once all balls are rolled, roll in extra drinking chocolates and store on a chilled plate. Serve at room temperature.