serendipity 3’s frozen hot chocolate

August 19, 2012

makes a 36 oz. drink

ingredients

1/3 c. non-fat instant dry milk
1/3 c. granulated sugar
2 T dry Ghirardelli cocoa
1 T dry Hershey cocoa
1 T dry Scharffenberger cocoa (if you don’t have this, just add 1 more T of Ghirardelli cocoa as a substitute)
1 c milk
3 c ice
whipped cream
a bar of semi-sweet chocolate

directions

  1. mix all dry ingredients together in bowl.
  2. pour milk into blender first, then the mixed dry ingredients. lastly, add the ice.
  3. blend well.
  4. pour into cups to serve.
  5. use a carrot peeler to create chocolate shavings from semi-sweet chocolate bar.
  6. top the drinks with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
source

can’t wait to try this !

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i found this recipe about a year ago, bought (most) of the ingredients, but never had the chance to try it out… until now ! on a whim, i thought i’d shake up my sunday evening with a little hot chocolate, frozen-style 😀

this is a copycat recipe, like the wendy’s chili recipe i found and used ages ago. the first time i tried serendipity’s frozen hot chocolate was when i visited las vegas. very tasty and seemed pretty easy to copy, so i went online and searched for it.

when i was making this, the only type of dry chocolate i had was the hershey’s, so i substituted it for the ghirardelli and the scharffenberger cocoa. i know those 2 kinds of chocolate are better quality, but i wasn’t about to run out to the grocery store at 9:30pm just to grab some chocolate. i had to do without for now and if i think about it, purchase the good quality cocoa for next time.

so easy to make and soooo good ! nothing like a cold sip of hot chocolate to bring the weekend to a satisfying close =]

***by the way, i am not in any way wishing it were winter; just because this is “hot chocolate” doesn’t mean i wish the weather was nippier or crisper. if i had my way, i would like for summer to last a whole lot longer than the other seasons.

just wanted to clarify =] ***

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