Frozen Hot Chocolate.. Yummm!



For the whipped cream:

1 cup heavy cream, very cold
1 teaspoon vanilla
1&1/2 tablespoons light corn syrup

For the frozen hot chocolate:

6 pieces of a variety of your favorite chocolates
2 teaspoons store bought hot chocolate mix
1&1/2 tablespoons sugar
1&1/2 cups milk
3 cups ice
whipped cream
chocolate shavings


The whipped cream:

1. Combine the cream and vanilla and mix well. With an electric mixer start whipping the cream on medium speed. Add the corn syrup slowly while beating. Whip until the cream holds soft peaks.

The frozen hot chocolate:

1. Chop the chocolate into small pieces and place it in the top of a double boiler over simmering water, stirring occasionally until melted. Add the hot chocolate mix and sugar, stirring constantly until thoroughly blended. Remove from heat and slowly add 1/2 cup of the milk and stir until smooth. Cool to room temperature.

2. In a blender, place the remaining cup of milk, the room temperature chocolate mixture, and the ice. Blend on high speed until smooth and the consistency of a frozen daiquiri.

3. Pour into a giant goblet and top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.

Enjoy with a spoon or a straw — or both!

Taken from
Sweet Serendipity: Delightful Desserts and Devilish Dish.

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