I guess #1 was our questionnaire…. or the Scavenger Hunt? Or I might have missed it completely. Anyway, the Weekly Topic for the Hot Cocoa Swap is to share how you would make your Hot Cocoa, which is an excellent question! Sometimes, in a pinch, I suppose just powdered packets with hot water will suffice. However, if you want to get personal, I will tell you my SECRET to amazing hot cocoa.


This is the Aerolatte. It mixes your chocolate… AND foams the milk! That is all you really need to a lovely, creamy, foamy cup of hot cocoa. All you do is stick the aerolatte in your drink and turn it on. It rotates the little whisk at the bottom and tada! I love to do it on the stove, put a few pumps of hazelnut syrup in my cup, and then pour in the hot cocoa in, and dollop the foam on top!

Every time I use it, it makes me think of Willy Wonka and his chocolate river!

MRS. GLOOP: What a disgusting, dirty river.

MR. SALT: It’s industrial waste, that. You’ve ruined your
watershed, Wonka. It’s polluted.

WONKA: It’s chocolate.

VERUCA: That’s chocolate?!?

CHARLIE: That’s chocolate.

VIOLET: A chocolate river.

GRANDPA JOE: That’s the most fantastic thing I’ve ever seen.

WONKA: Ten thousand gallons an hour. And look at my
waterfall. That’s the most important thing. It’s mixing my
chocolate. It’s actually churning my chocolate.
You know,
no other factory in the world mixes its chocolate by
waterfall. (to Mr. Salt) But it’s the only way if you want
it just right . . .