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Find out how to Make Earl Gray Sizzling Chocolate

Sizzling Chocolate, meet your new finest good friend: Earl Gray, a match made in heaven.

With all of the chocolatey sweetness of cocoa and all of the depth and luxury of the Earl, this Earl Gray Sizzling Chocolate is every thing you need in a beverage and extra.

It Takes Two to Make a Drink Go Proper

When you love scorching chocolate and you like Earl Gray, what’s been stopping you from combining all of them these years?

Earl Gray goes properly with so many issues! It may be utilized in cocktails, cookies, cupcakes, frosting, banana bread, martinis, cheesecake

Mainly, if it’s scrumptious, it goes with Earl Gray. (And you’ll really feel pleased with your self for including a small enhance of well being advantages to these scrumptious drinks and baked items. Yay for antioxidants!)

So riddle me this: what’s scrumptious, chocolate, and destined to be paired with the bergamot-laced goodness that’s Earl Gray tea?

Gold stars for all of you who guessed scorching chocolate! As a result of within the seek for what goes properly with cocoa, the hunt is over the minute your tea timer dings.

A glass of Earl Grey hot chocolate sits on a wooden table next to a bag of Creme Brulee Earl Grey, a brownie, and a teapot-shaped spoonrest holding an infuser. A tin of Comfort Cocoa mix sits in the background with chocolate chips and marshmallows scattered around.

It Takes Two to Make it Style Simply Proper

Earl Gray Sizzling Chocolate is many issues: heat, wealthy, comforting…and better of all, easy and customizable! It’s as straightforward as brewing your favourite Earl Gray and whisking in a spoonful of cocoa combine.

In fact, there are methods you possibly can fancify it. You may make scorching chocolate from scratch and infuse your milk with Earl Gray. You may make decadent whipped cocoa. You’ll be able to ice your scorching chocolate in the event you want your drinks on the rocks. (If that’s the case, make sure you try this iced London Fog or Earl Gray iced tea!) However the easiest approach to zazz up your Earl Gray scorching chocolate is by customizing your Earl Gray mix.

I’m an enormous fan of lavender Earl Gray. Pleasant Morning mix has simply the correct quantity of floral undertones—by no means overpowering, and certain so as to add a nice twist to your cuppa!

For a creamy, dreamy delight, strive Crème Brulee Earl Gray! The velvety splash of vanilla will spherical out these darkish chocolate notes within the cocoa and completely punctuate the bergamot.

Lovers of chocolate and fruit are certain to fall for Earl Gray scorching chocolate made with Gratitude mix—a strawberry Earl Gray that may add a delicate pop of fruit to chop via the decadent density of the chocolate.

Or persist with Aware Morning—you possibly can’t go improper with a traditional! A conventional Earl Gray is boosted with a zesty smattering of orange peels and a touch of vanilla essence. It’s additionally out there in decaf, so you possibly can get pleasure from your scorching chocolate simply earlier than mattress with no caffeine-induced unintended effects!

A glass of Earl Grey hot chocolate full of marshmallows sits on a wooden table, next to a bag of Creme Brulee Grey black tea and a tin of Comfort Cocoa mix.

When you simply can’t get sufficient of that chocolate and Earl Gray mixture, do this Earl Gray pie and add an enormous scoop of the new chocolate combine to your custard. (And take a look at this put up for an additional 22 superior methods to make use of that scorching chocolate combine!)

Fudgy Earl Gray Brownies are to die for, and vegan scorching chocolate brownies are a deal with for everybody!

Swap out the peppermint in these darkish chocolate pancakes for a heaping teaspoon of Earl Gray, and also you’ve received your self indulgent hot-chocolate-for-breakfast pancakes match for the Earl himself.

Plum Deluxe Consolation Cocoa is the proper selection for all of your scorching chocolate wants—uncooked cane sugar and cocoa powder come collectively in good concord with no bizarre components or pointless elements. Every thing your cocoa wants, and nothing it doesn’t!

This recipe supplies a baseline to get you began, however be at liberty to experiment with ratios to seek out the finest approach to drink your Earl Gray scorching chocolate! Use all milk for a thicker, creamier deal with; skip the milk solely and use water for a lighter expertise, or something in between.

Reduce on the tea for only a whisper of Earl Gray taste, or add much more cocoa combine to amp up the chocolate style!

Or in the event you’re fascinated by a chocolatey Earl Gray somewhat than an Earl Gray scorching chocolate, lower the cocoa right down to a teaspoon or much less.

Mix and match to your coronary heart’s content material—then snap an image and tag us on social media @PlumDeluxe. We like to know what you’re sipping!

Earl Gray Sizzling Chocolate


  • 1/2 tablespoon Consolation Cocoa combine
  • 1 teaspoon Earl Gray free leaf of selection
  • 8 ounces milk of selection*
  • Garnish of selection—Optionally available (Marshmallows, whipped cream, a scoop of ice cream, or a sprinkle of cinnamon are all scrumptious!)

*Could be substituted for water, or most well-liked ratio of milk and water.


Warmth your liquid over medium warmth. (Warmth to boiling if utilizing water; warmth till simply scorching if utilizing any sort of milk, stirring steadily so it doesn’t scald the underside or kind a movie excessive.)

Add Earl Gray free leaf and steep 3-5 minutes, in accordance with desire**

Pressure out tea leaves.

Scoop cocoa combine into your favourite mug. Add a small splash of Earl Gray to your cocoa powder and stir to mix—this helps keep away from lumps. Add the remainder of your Earl Gray and stir.

Prime with favourite scorching chocolate garnish, and luxuriate in!

**You may as well infuse your liquid with Earl Gray prematurely. Chilly brewing the evening earlier than will prevent that further step of straining out your leaves!


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