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While Santa makes his list and checks it twice, a genius blogger just invented the perfect drink to get you in the spirit of the holidays--and it will make both your Naughty and Nice list. The base ingredient: sweet, glorious Nutella.
Yes, that means you’ll have to put down the spoon to save some of the jar for later--we’re guilty of eating straight from the jar, too--but it will be well worth the willpower. Amy Kelly, the blogger behind Thermomix Me a Drink, Darling, turned the luscious sweet spread into a silky liqueur that you’ll want to tip into everything. Think of the boozy possibilities: tipsy Nutella hot chocolate, chocolate-hazelnut eggnog, nutty spiked coffee!
You don’t need any fancy equipment, either, even though Amy uses her Thermomix--a blender that also has a heating element. Simply combine all the ingredients except for vodka in a pot on the stove and heat gently. When they’re combined, you let them cool before mixing in the boozy punch.
Here’s the best part: Amy tells you to buy long-life cream (UHT) so that the liqueur can sit on the shelf for up to three months--which should get you through all those holiday parties and perfect hot chocolate evenings. Well, maybe. But if you run out quickly, it’s beyond easy to whip up another container, as long as you have enough Nutella on hand!
Get the recipe from Thermomix Me a Drink, Darling.
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