Popping Raspberry Hot Chocolate

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Serves 6 - Ready in 15 minutes

This decadent hot chocolate is made with fresh raspberries and popping candy - a wonderful winter treat

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  • 200g raspberries
  • 2 litres Co-op semi-skimmed milk
  • 300ml Co-op double cream
  • 240g Co-op instant hot chocolate drink
  • 30g mini marshmallows
  • 10g sachet popping candy


  1. Reserve 6 raspberries to garnish and tip the rest into a bowl
  2. Mash with a fork and put 1 tsp each into the bottom of six mugs
  3. Put the milk into a saucepan and heat until tiny bubbles are starting to form
  4. While the milk is heating, whisk the cream into soft peaks
  5. Take the milk off the heat
  6. Use a splash of the hot milk to make a paste with the hot chocolate powder, then whisk the paste into the remaining hot milk until smooth
  7. Divide the hot chocolate between the mugs
  8. Fold the remaining mashed raspberries gently through the whipped cream, then spoon them over the hot chocolate
  9. Scatter the marshmallows and candy on top, and garnish with the reserved raspberries to serve