No-wait hot chocolate

The Froth & Pour Hot Chocolate Pot combines a heating vessel with a frothing mechanism. Capable of being served directly from the pot, the gadget supplies instant gratification.

Get ready for hot chocolate.
Get ready for hot chocolate. Williams-Sonoma

It's been a long, hot summer for much of the country. However, if history is any indicator, it will most likely cool off at some point. Of course, this usually occurs in the fall and the winter; patience is required. Just as the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, the Earth will meander its way around the sun and the seasons will change. And then it will be time for hot chocolate.

As opposed to the time it takes for the weather to change, the ability (nay, the need) to achieve hot chocolate gratification can happen much faster; all it takes is the press of a button or two. The Froth & Pour Hot Chocolate Pot combines a microwave-safe heating pot with a frothing mechanism and even acts as a serving vessel.

Milk and chocolate shavings are combined in the pot and then heated in the microwave. When it is ready, the pot is removed from the microwave and the frothing top attached. With a press of the mixing button, two AA batteries supply the necessary power to whip up the warm beverage and get it ready for serving. The insulated pot can then be brought to the table, making ready-to-drink hot chocolate the easiest thing to wait for.

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