Hot chocolate with nutmeg and honey, a Valentine’s Day hot chocolate recipe.

This hot chocolate recipe is an aphrodisiac drink perfect for Valentine’s Day. Both cocoa and nutmeg are aphrodisiac spices, so imagine when you combine them in a delicious hot drink! 

Hot chocolate with nutmeg and honey in a red and white cup


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hot chocolate with nutmeg

Course chocolate
Cuisine Italian
Servings 1
Author Claudia Rinaldi | Gourmet Project


  • 1 cup milk or nondiary milk
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons raw cocoa powder
  • 1.8 oz dark chocolate 50 gr
  • 1 big pinch grated nutmeg


  1. Heat the milk in a small pot adding cocoa and starch.
  2. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile, water bath the chocolate until completely melted.

  4. Add honey, nutmeg and melted chocolate to the milk and mix well.

  5. You may need to whisk it a little bit (check for starch lumps).
  6. Add one more pinch of nutmeg before serving it hot.

Enjoy your aphrodisiac hot chocolate!