Perfect Weather For It, Eh?

Ah, what better beverage to get down ya in this lovely weather we're having than a nice refreshing... HOT CHOCOLATE (or as I like to call it - Ho CHO). Yes, I really do pick my moments to blog about such things don't I? But I had this last night after a swift gym session and it was pretty darn delicious so I thought I'd share it! I've had 'Butterscoth Bob' in my cupboard since Easter and I spotted it hiding away in there when I was routing out my carton of long life milk (I heard milk was a good post gym drink you see and I always have one 'in stock' for emergencies). Anyway, I popped a mug of milk in to the microwave to heat up and unwrapped this lovely little dunky spoon.


I have got another one which is Gingerbread flavour, but fancied butterscotch if only for the precious nougat of fudge which lay upon it. I got them both from the farm shop Brown and Green which is at Stoke on Trent's very own 'Sylvanian Families' get away; Trentham Gardens. They had absolutely tonnes of flavours and for some reason, despite the excellent offer they had on I restricted myself to only two. Anyway once your milk is warmed up to a sufficient temperature you simply stir the dunky spoon in (and take sneaky licks in between the melty goodness) until it disappears and you're just left with a stick.


It was very very tasty, but I must say I was maybe a bit over zealous making it disappear in a pint mug of milk.... (the mug is Emma Bridgewater by the way because I'm really fancy like that) Once the chocolate had melted into the milk it was still a really pale milky colour, so next time I'd probably go for a much smaller cup. But nevertheless, my pint of milk with a hint of Butterscotch Bob certainly was yummy. If you ever do find yourself in Stoke on Trent make sure you head to both Trentham Gardens and Emma Bridgewater as you can pick up a few bargains from both if you go on the right days and look in the right places!

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16 Comments:

  1. oh holy crap i want a cup o' this immediately :|

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    1. Haha, yeah it really is the season! ;)

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  2. I'm not really a fan of hot chocolate but this looks so tasty! I'd probably have eaten it all before my milk warmed up though! :)

    Love, Hails x | www.hayerlily.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. This looks lovely. Never the wrong season for a nice hot chocolate!

    http://nataliewrites.co.uk x

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    1. It was a lot more exciting than just plain milk!

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  4. God dam that looks good, however I know I would have taken a sneaky bite of it before it even made it to the mug!
    I've been to Trentham Gardens, Staffordshire University hold their graduations there (or they used to)

    Amy xx
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    1. Yep they do! That's where I graduated, a lovely rainy day 2 years ago!

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  5. It was crazy hot here, but I would still have tried this! Looks super yummy!

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  6. this would be perfect for the boy, must look out for similar...If I had it, it wouldn't make it as far as a mug! xx

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    1. I think they do things like this in Whittards!

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  7. Ha! Pint of milk. I bet it was tasty though x

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  8. These things look so cool! After staying at Trentham Gardens with my boyfriend we finally decided we wanted to move up to Stoke, still saving though. :(

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    1. Stoke is really quite good! If you're in the area again check out Leek, it's super cheap and an amazing little market town!

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