Have a Galaxy Moment (Competition)

My twitter bio says 'full-time coffee-worshipper'. Only here's the thing, it's not strictly true in the conventional sense. I have cold coffee, and no that doesn't mean I've let it go cold! Think of a frappucino or a coffee flavoured milkshake and you'll be in the right area. The reason for this is because I don't like hot drinks. People look at me strangely when I say this, but it's true. The only hot drink I will have is a hot chocolate, and even then not too hot.

Therefore because I only have hot chocolate as a hot drink, it has to be a quality one. I've tried Green and Black's and it's too bitter for me, own brand doesn't dissolve properly and therefore I have always been a Cadbury's girl. The same with proper chocolate, always Cadbury's. That was until I was pregnant with The Boy and discovered how much more smooth and creamy a bar of Galaxy is than the purple stuff. Somehow, it just tastes richer and more decadent. Therefore I was more than happy to receive this little pick-me-up care package this weekend:

Hey, Kate Takes 5: look at the pretty mugs on the right!

Galaxy have a great range of hot chocolates out at the moment. I know, how can you have more than one? But believe me, they have and their great:

  • GALAXY Traditional Style Hot Chocolate: this delicious hot chocolate is made using the traditional method of adding milk. The specially created powder dissolves quickly and smoothly in hot milk to create a silky smooth hot chocolate drink, without a lump in sight.
  • GALAXY ‘Frothy Top’: the only hot chocolate you can buy with a creamy “cappuccino-style” frothy top, giving you all the luxury of a coffee-shop hot chocolate in the comfort of your own home. Try it two ways… add water for an instant treat, or milk for an extra creamy indulgence.
  • GALAXY Instant Hot Chocolate: the original top selling GALAXY hot chocolate. Simply add water for a smooth and creamy chocolate drink instantly.
  • GALAXY Microwave Chocolate in a Cup: a totally indulgent and luxurious hot chocolate made from lashings of real GALAXY chocolate melted into milk with a dash of cream. No mixers, no powder, just simply pop in the microwave for one minute and melt into hot chocolate heaven.

We decided to make ourselves a treat earlier today with the traditional style hot chocolate:

And so while The Boy slept this afternoon, I enjoyed one of our Galaxy chocolate and fudge cupcakes with the microwave chocolate in cup which was the creamiest chocolate I had ever had, and I will be buying more!

Galaxy is supporting two charities this year: Together For Short Lives (a national charity that gives voice and support to all children’s hospice services which are dedicated to the care of children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions and their families) and  Crisis (the national charity for single homeless people).

And so proving how generous Galaxy are, they are giving three lucky readers the chance to own a pair of the very pretty Galaxy mugs and a tub of Galaxy Hot Chocolate…

To be in with a chance of winning, then please fill in the Rafflecopter form below:



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I was provided with some Galaxy products in order to promote the products. My opinions and cake recipe are my own!

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Comments

  1. Msissa says

    Oh! And my favourite treat when the kids are sleeping is a cup of Charbonnel & Walker hot chocolate. Your prize could expand my horizons!

  2. Nikki Webber says

    My favourite treat when my little boy goes to bed is a sit down lo – he's so active, I dont get chance when he's up haha

  3. Fiona Marshall says

    Hot chocolate with whipped cream and chocolate chips with a plate of hot toast with the melted butter dripping off it

  4. Stacey Pearce says

    My favourite treat when my babies are asleep is to cuddle up to my hubby on the sofa preferably with chocolate fingers dipped in hot chocolate!!

  5. Lou Chambers says

    Hot Choccy is a favourite treat & it's best to wait until everyone has gone to bed otherwise I end up making so may hot chocolates for the kids that it's all gone when it comes to making my own :-)

  6. Lauren says

    I don't have little ones………..!!!!!!!! But when hubby is out for the night I like to watch trashy TV he won't let me watch otherwise!

  7. SARAH LAMBERT says

    Aww look at them mugs they are Lush :) A nice hot choc curled up on settee when kids in bed is a great idea to me :) luv your blog im following through email xx

  8. Alli Marshall says

    My older children drink Cadbury hot chocolate like it is going out of fashion – I am forever having to buy a tub of the purple variety.

    I wonder if they would notice if I swapped brands?

  9. Alli Marshall says

    My favourite tweet whilst my youngest sleeps is usually just a cup of tea in peace, I would be tempted though by the microwaveable chocolate.

  10. Andrea Barber says

    Definately a bar of chocolate. Has to be whilst the kids and hubby are asleep otherwise I'd have to share it. Oh and of course it has to be Galaxy! :-)

  11. Lynn Blakeman says

    This is just what I need at the moment, feeling a little down so a nice treat like this would bring me back to my normal smiling self

  12. Hilda Hazel Wright says

    Last night it was a glass of red wine. I don't have treats often as I'm trying to keep my figure so it was extra special!

  13. says

    peace n quiet!!

    those cakes look delicious…and the hot choc sounds good although I would be thinking about all the food I could eat for the equivalent calories!

  14. jessica whitehead-stevens (@jessws2011) says

    Hot choc with a bag of minstrels then you put one on a spoon and in the hot choc to melt for about 20 seconds. It is goooooood

  15. Jane Paddey says

    I sometimes have a glass of wine while the children are in bed but before they go to bed I have to make their favourite hot chocolate with whipped cream and sprinkles

  16. Vanessa F says

    Depends on my mood, sometimes a nice chilled pear cider, sometimes a cup of tea and sometimes some yummy hot chocolate.

  17. says

    Well my little ones are grown up now.. but I used to love settling down to watch a grown up programme on tv with a hot cup of tea and one of 'my' biscuits.. (I used to keep Abernathy bikkies just for me!)

  18. Dawn Costen says

    Treat? Erm just the peace and quiet is treat enough for me! ;-) Accompanied with a steaming hot cup of tea…well that's just the icing on the cake!

  19. Charlotte Mudd says

    I too have always been a Cadburys girl and with Hot chocolate being the only hot drink i like I like to treat myself to one on a cold winter evening and sometimes as an extra I add a splash of baileys ;) definitely worth a try if you have never tried this! But would love to win this and give the Galaxy Hot choc a try! :)

  20. Cat G. says

    I tried the microwave version with the marshmallows the other evening as a treat, it was to die for but definatly not big enough. Nom nom nom

  21. NICOLA TAIT says

    I love to chill out with a good chick fliclk and a hot chocolate with some squirty cream and mallows. mmmmmmm

  22. Louise Turner says

    How naughty – I like my hot chocolate with a dash of vodka! Strictly in the evening though!

  23. Joanne says

    A hot chocolate, and a few small pieces of chocolate – do you get the impression I'm a chocoholic xxxx

  24. Rebecca Denyer says

    We wait till the kids are in bed before getting out a bag of malteasers, if the kids were up they would be gone in seconds

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