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Frozen Hot Chocolate Recipe

Course Drinks
Keyword chocolate, drink recipes, frozen drinks, summer drinks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 people

Ingredients

  • chocolate sauce to top {optional}
  • 3 ounces high quality chocolate {85 grams}
  • 2 tsp hot chocolate powder
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup vanilla or chocolate ice cream
  • 3 cups ice cubes
  • whipped cream
  • chocolate shavings
  • chocolate sauce

Instructions

  1. Melt chocolate in the microwave on LOW {or defrost.  It's very important that you don't overcook the chocolate.  Start with one minute, stir, and then continue in 30 second intervals, stirring well in between

  2. Mix in the hot chocolate and sugar. Stir until well blended. Add ½ cup milk and stir until smooth. Cool to room temperature.
  3. In a blender, combine ice, milk, ice cream, and chocolate mixture {NOTE: If you don't have a powerful blender, you'll likely need to dislodge the ice cubes frequently until they start to become crushed}. Blend until smooth.

  4. Top with whipped cream, chocolate shavings or chocolate sauce.