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 PodsPhoto: Taste of Home
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.