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Chocolate Drink Recipes to Welcome the Philippine’s Rainy Season

Chocolate Drink Recipes to Welcome the Philippine’s Rainy Season

May 20 2022

What are some of the best chocolate drink recipes for the rainy seasons?

  1. Classic Hot Choco
  2. Latte
  3. Chocolate Tea
  4. Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

How is time flying by so fast? It seemed like it was only yesterday that PAGASA announced the arrival of the summer season. Welcomed quite early this year, the wet season is bound to set temperatures at lower scales.

Is Manila’s rainy weather reminding you of anything? Traffic during commutes? Drenched umbrellas that can barely carry the weight of heavy rain? Cozy nights where you’re embraced by the blissful comfort of a warm blanket and a cup of hot choco? Hopefully, the reminders prompted are less of the first two and more of the last. Because for Chemag Chocolate lovers, it’s most definitely the last one!

During this season, the propagation of warm food and beverages by food manufacturing companies in the Philippines is also bolstered. Along with that, articles like this appear more often too!

Speaking of which, today, Chemag shares with you neat chocolate drink recipes that are easy to prepare and enough to warm and perk you up during the rainy, gloomy days. Here are 5 concoctions to remake in your very own home!

1. Classic Hot Choco

Classic Hot Choco

What better way than to start with the classics, right? Every one who has an affinity for chocolates surely also shares a liking for a good ol’ cup of hot choco. Who wouldn’t? Its uncomplicated process and the comfort it evokes are simply unmatched.

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups of milk
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Salt
  • 6 ounces of chopped milk chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • Marshmallows, sprinkles or whipped cream (optional)

How to prepare:

  1. In a saucepan, mix the milk, heavy cream, sugar, cocoa powder and a pinch of salt and cook over medium heat
  2. Whisk occasionally until all lumps of sugar and the powder dissolves completely
  3. Do not let the milk boil, stop cooking once it is steaming
  4. Place half of the chopped chocolate and whisk until smooth
  5. Place the other half and whisk until smooth
  6. Remove from heat and mix vanilla
  7. Pour into mugs and put toppings as preferred
  8. Serve immediately

2. Choco Latte

Choco Latte

Not just craving for a cup of hot choco but also a cup of joe? This recipe is a good mix of both! Albeit this is not a new concept as it has become a staple in many coffee shops. Make it a staple in your home today, too!

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups of strong brewed hot coffee
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 cup of Chemag Chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract

How to prepare:

  1. Make coffee
  2. Place all ingredients in a medium saucepan and cook over medium-low heat
  3. Stir often until all lumps are fully gone
  4. Take out of the heat once mixture is steaming
  5. Pour into mugs and serve immediately

3. Chocolate Tea

Chocolate Tea

Now, what if you’re not into coffee but tea instead? Then this recipe is perfect for you! Best of all, the ingredients are pantry-friendly and are sold by many food manufacturing companies in the Philippines. A mix of saccharine and bitter flavors, it’s a fusion that will surely excite your taste buds. This is also recommended for choco drink lovers who are looking for a lower calorie alternative.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of hot water
  • 1 tea bag of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon of Chemag Chocolate
  • 3/4 cup of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder

How to prepare

  1. Seep the tea bag in 1/2 cup of hot water
  2. Once boiling, add the Chemag Chocolate
  3. Add the milk, vanilla extract and cinnamon powder and stir well
  4. Pour into mugs and serve immediately

4. Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

A gym buff and a chocolate drink lover? Look no further! Get the best of both worlds and imbibe a mixture that is jam packed with choco goodness and protein! Get those gains while being comforted by these scrumptious flavors!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of Chemag Chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon of creamy peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup of hot water
  • Marshmallows, sprinkles, caramel sauce, whipped cream (optional)

How to prepare:

  1. In a large mug, create first the chocolate mixture
  2. After, add the peanut butter
  3. Mix thoroughly and make sure that peanut butter does not stick to the sides of the cup
  4. Put toppings as preferred

Welcome Back or Take Me Back to Summer?

The rainy season tends to have a love-hate relationship with people. Commute in the rain and it will feel like a pain. But stay within the confines of home, snuggle under the sheets with good literature in one hand and a warm comforting choco beverage in the other, and you’ll welcome back this season with open arms. Hopefully, when you recreate any of the drinks above, the feeling will be similar to the latter mentioned.

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