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Frozen Hot Chocolate

 Frozen Hot Chocolate

[Photographs and original illustrations: Cakespy]

Recipe adapted from Serendipity 3.

Frozen Hot Chocolate

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About This Recipe

Yield:3-4 servings
Active time:15 minutes
Total time:30 minutes (including cooling time)
Special equipment:Blender, double boiler
This recipe appears in: Cakespy: Frozen Hot Chocolate
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Ingredients

  • 3.5 ounces good-quality milk or dark chocolate (or a mix), coarsely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons commercially prepared hot chocolate mix
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups light cream
  • 2 1/2 cups ice
  • Whipped cream or ice cream, to top (optional)

Procedures

  1. 1

    Place the coarsely chopped chocolate pieces in a double boiler over simmering water, stirring occasionally until melted. Add the cocoa and sugar, stirring constantly until thoroughly blended. Remove from heat and slowly add 1/2 cup of the light cream and stir until smooth. Cool to room temperature.

  2. 2

    In a blender place the remaining cup of cream, the room temperature chocolate mixture, and the ice. Blend on high speed until smooth and the consistency of a Slurpee or Frappuccino. Pour into glasses and serve with both spoons and straws. If desired, garnish with whipped cream, or for extra decadence, top it with a scoop of chocolate ice cream.

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