Horlicks and peanut butter cups of comfort

June 1, 2018

It’s right there in the name! These cups of comfort and wonderfully indulgent and perfect for a cold, winter’s evening! This recipe serves 4, but can easily be doubled to serve more.

Recipe and styling by Nomvuselo Mncube

Photograph by Dylan Swart

Horlicks and peanut butter cups of comfort

By Nomvuselo Mncube Serves: 4
Total Time: 5 mins


  • 1L boiling water
  • 5ml (1 tsp) ground cinnamon
  • 250g (2 cups) Horlicks powder
  • 150g (⅔ cup) smooth peanut butter
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) vanilla essence



Pour the boiling water into a large jug and add the cinnamon and Horlicks. Stir well.


Add the peanut butter and vanilla essence, then transfer the mixture to a blender. Blitz until the mixture is thoroughly combined, about 1 minute.


Pour into mugs or heatproof glasses and serve warm.

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