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Frozen Hot Chocolate

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My take on the famous treat from a NYC restaurant. Hot chocolate flavor served up icy cold!

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons Granulated Sugar
  • 1 package Hot Cocoa Mix (about 3 Tablespoons)
  • 2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • ⅓ cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • ⅓ cups White Chocolate Chips
  • 12 ounces, fluid Can Evaporated Milk, Divided
  • 4-½ cups Ice
  • Whipped Cream, To Taste
  • Mini Marshmallows, To Taste

Preparation

Combine sugar, cocoa mix, and butter in the top of a double boiler that is set over gently boiling water. Stir often until melted and a smooth paste forms. Add semi-sweet & white chocolate chips; stir. When chips begin to melt, slowly stir in 1/2 cup of evaporated milk. Stir until smooth. Cool to room temperature.

Combine the chocolate base mixture, the remaining evaporated milk and ice in a blender (you can do this in batches) and cover. Blend until smooth. Pour into frosty glasses. Top each with whipped cream. Sprinkle with additional chopped chocolate chips & mini marshmallows, if desired.

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Carla Hopper on 10.10.2014

Wow! I love Chocolate Recipes

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briny melugin on 6.13.2011

looks yummy cant wait to try

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krystinaolsen on 5.27.2011

Oh this looks divine! There is a place in Orleans (Cape Cod) called The Hot Chocolate Sparrow and they make a mean frozen hot chocolate. I’m excited to try this – with a pinch of sea salt blended in! (The perfect way to balance out that sweet chocolate nectar!)

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elizabethcooks on 5.4.2011

Oh yeah, gotta try this, it looks wonderful!

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dawner4 on 4.27.2010

Just made this and it is absolutely delicious!!! I cant wait till summer to have it more often!

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heatherhh on 9.10.2012

I didn’t feel that this was chocolate-y enough as written. I ended up not adding all the milk because it was tasting too diluted and also adding a little extra cocoa powder. If I were going to make it again, I’d replace the white chocolate chips with semisweet. But, I think we’ll just stick with chocolate milkshakes in the future.

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averywalser on 7.27.2012

I’m a nanny and my nanny girls picked this recipe to try out to beat the summer heat! So glad we did. Very good and a good reprieve from my skin melting off.

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Bhunita on 5.14.2012

So yummy!

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ALilBitofEverything on 8.27.2011

LOVE THIS!! I’ve been wanting to try this recipe for awhile, but have been too busy. Made it today and my only regret was not trying it a few weeks ago when it was a sweltering 99+ in the shade! Sooo delicious! My dad even loved it–said it was better than a milkshake and I never thought I’d hear him say that about anything! One of the things that makes it so great is that it doesn’t leave you feeling stuffed like a milkshake does. Next time I might try adding a bit of coffee to one for my mom. Thanks a bunch!

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JillyBean on 8.6.2011

Perfect ending to a hot & steamy day in WI! :) I made 2 tweaks . . . first – I didn’t have unsalted butter, so I used salted & second – I used low fat evaporated milk . . . even with these minor changes the recipe received rave reviews. Thank you for great recipe!! :)

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