Horlicks Original Malt Drink. Drinking a mug of Horlicks is the natural choice when you want to relax before going to sleep, so you awake feeling refreshed and revived. Caffeine-free. Preperation: Just put 3-4 teaspoons (25g) of Horlicks into a mug. Mix to a smooth paste with a little water and pour in 200ml (1/3pt) of hot milk. Stir well. Relax and enjoy. It's also easy in a microwave. Just follow the directions above using cold milk, then heat in a microwave (800W) for 1 minute. Stir well, then heat for another 30 seconds and stir again.