Autumn is the start of hot chocolate season, it's cool outside so it's perfectly acceptable to want to have a comforting hot drink every hour or so right?
When I come home from work in the afternoon on a chilly, rainy day there is nothing better than making a lovely big cup of cocoa and settling down on the sofa to watch a film until dinner time.
This is one I whipped up the other day, adding spices to make it more Autumnal:
Hot chocolate and milk per instructions, 2 star anise, 3 caradamom pods split open, 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon, pop it all in a jug and microwave until hot then strain before drinking.
The spices make it so warming and extra tasty!