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Aromatic Lavender-Pistachio Hot Chocolate

Lavender is used in aromatherapy for relaxation. This delectable grown-up hot chocolate treat is equally suited for drinking at the end of a stressful day or to impress your friends at your next dinner party.

Aromatic Lavender-Pistachio Hot Chocolate


For 4 people

  • 2 1/2 cup(s) whole milk
  • 12 ounce(s) shaved bittersweet chocolate
  • 12 teaspoon(s) lavender
  • 1/4 cup(s) roasted salted pistachios, chopped


Place lavender in a tea infuser. In a medium saucepan, bring milk to a simmer over medium-low heat. Turn off the heat, add infuser with lavender, and cover. Steep lavender for 3 to 5 minutes, depending on desired strength of flavor. Remove infuser of lavender. Add the chocolate to the milk and whisk vigorously until chocolate is melted and mixture froths. Pour equal amounts into 4 mugs, top each with a dollop of whipped cream, and sprinkle with chopped pistachios.

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 697.03 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 9.75g
  • Sodium (mg): 468.58mg
  • Carbs: 43.82g
  • Fat: 57.96g
  • Saturated fat (g): 25.72g
  • Proteins: 12.31g