If you are in the UK you’ve probably seen the Hotel Chocolat adverts for their Velvetiser – this is based on my own experiences of using the Velvetiser and is in no way sponsored by or endorsed by the company.
I got my own Velvetiser last year for my Christmas and it does make to die for smooth, creamy, velvet hot chocolate. You make the hot chocolate by putting cold milk and the grated chocolate that makes up the Hotel Chocolat hot chocolate (today I was testing their mint flavour) into the Velvetiser and turn it on to let it work its magic. 2mins 30 secs later and I have a cup of perfect liquid heaven – so tasty I couldn’t wait to try before taking a photograph for the post – but I’ll share a snap from a visit to their cafe.
I’m spoiled now with their hot chocolate, I would struggle to go mainstream now – i’d rather keep this as one of my little luxuries.
The one thing I would say, that I’ve learned about the Velvetiser is that sometimes you might think that the machine is broken as it doesn’t seem to be spinning/turning the milk. What I’ve discovered is that sometimes the chocolate flakes congeal at the bottom and you need to mix it up so the Velvetiser will continue to work.
Happy Hot Chocolate drinking everyone.
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