Dulce de Leche Hot Chocolate Pods

“Who doesn’t love a steamy mug of hot chocolate on a snowy day? Now you can give friends, neighbours, co-workers or anyone who deserves a treat the pleasure of this indulgent drink with these giftable hot chocolate pods.” —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Dulce de Leche Hot Chocolate Pods
Dulce de Leche Hot Chocolate Pods
Dulce de Leche Hot Chocolate Pods
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
14 pods (2 servings per pod) 20minutes + chilling 5minutes
Servings Prep Time
14 pods (2 servings per pod) 20minutes + chilling
Cook Time
5minutes
Ingredients
Portions: pods (2 servings per pod)
Units:
Ingredients
Portions: pods (2 servings per pod)
Units:
Instructions
  1. Place chocolate in a large bowl. In a small saucepan, bring dulce de leche and cream just to a boil, stirring constantly. Pour over chocolate; whisk until smooth.
  2. Spoon 1/4 cup chocolate mixture into each of 14 paper-lined muffin cups; if desired, sprinkle with gold sugar. Refrigerate until firm, about 8 hours. If desired, brush with gold dust. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.
  3. To prepare hot chocolate: Bring 1-1/2 cups milk just to a boil; add one pod. Whisk until dissolved.
Recipe Notes

Editor's Notes: This recipe was tested with Nestle dulce de leche. Look for it in the international foods section. Pearl dust is available from Wilton Industries. Visit wilton.com.

Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 289 calories, 17g fat (10g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 100mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 2g fibre), 8g protein.