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Frozen Hot Chocolate Recipe

This Frozen Hot Chocolate recipe is made in a matter of minutes and topped with whipped cream, chocolate syrup, and dehydrated marshmallows.

Once glass of frozen hot chocolate in front of two other glasses of frozen hot cocoa.

Ingredients in Frozen Hot Chocolate

  • Ice – cubed ice
  • Chocolate chips, melted (semisweet) (keep reading for other variations!)
  • Hot cocoa mix (2 packets of hot cocoa if using prepackaged)
  • Granulated sugar
  • Milk (can substitute for almond, oat, or other dairy free)
  • Chocolate syrup – or other flavor syrups such as butterscotch
  • Whipped cream – canned whipped cream works great!
  • Dehydrated mini marshmallows (or mini marshmallows)
Frozen hot cocoa in a glass mug with chocolate drizzle.

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How to Make This Frozen Hot Chocolate Recipe

Melt the chocolate – Add the chocolate chips to a microwave-safe bowl and heat in 20-second increments, stirring after each time until the chocolate is melted. Set aside.

Fill the blender with ice – Fill a blender with 6 cups of ice.

Add the other ingredients – Add the granulated sugar, chocolate syrup, hot cocoa mix, and milk. Blend the ingredients.

Blend in the melted chocolate – Add the melted chocolate and blend until combined.

Divide – Divide between (4) 12-ounce glasses evenly.

Garnish – Top with whipped cream, dehydrated marshmallows, and chocolate drizzle.

Drink this frozen hot chocolate right away as it will melt quickly. Garnish as soon as it is poured into the glasses and serve!

Frozen Hot Chocolate recipe in glass mugs with sweet garnishments.

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Other Variations of Frozen Hot Chocolate

It’s easy to swap out the flavors of this frozen hot chocolate recipe. Get creative and mix together flavors that you love!

Swap the milk – swap out the milk for oat milk, almond milk, or other dairy-free milk. You can even make it even more chocolatey with chocolate milk.

Change up the chocolate chips – This frozen hot chocolate recipe uses semisweet chocolate chips but you can use white chocolate, caramel, or even peanut butter chips.

Shaved chocolate and dehydrated mini marshmallows with whipped cream on frozen hot chocolate.
Yield: (4) 12 ounce servings

Frozen Hot Chocolate Recipe

A glass of chocolate drizzle in a glass mug of frozen hot chocolate and whipped cream.

Frozen Hot Chocolate made in a matter of minutes topped with whipped cream, chocolate syrup, and dehydrated marshmallows.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 cups ice
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips, melted
  • 6 teaspoons hot cocoa mix (2 packets of hot cocoa)
  • 3 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 3 cups milk
  • 6 tablespoons chocolate syrup

Garnish

  • whipped cream
  • dehydrated mini marshmallows
  • chocolate syrup

Instructions

  1. Add the chocolate chips to microwave safe bowl and heat in 20-second increments, stirring after each time.
  2. Fill a blender with 6 cups of ice.
  3. Add the granulated sugar, chocolate syrup, hot cocoa mix, and milk.
  4. Blend the ingredients.
  5. Add the melted chocolate and blend until combined.
  6. Divide between (4) 12-ounce glasses evenly.
  7. Top with whipped cream, dehydrated marshmallows, and chocolate drizzle.

Notes

Serve immediately to prevent melting.

Swap out the milk for oat milk, almond milk, or other dairy-free milk. You can even make it even more chocolatey with chocolate milk.

This frozen hot chocolate recipe uses semisweet chocolate chips but you can use white chocolate, caramel, or even peanut butter chips.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1 grams

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 379Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 201mgCarbohydrates: 64gFiber: 3gSugar: 53gProtein: 9g

Nutrition calculation is a rough estimate and can vary depending on the cooking technique and the exact ingredients used. For informational purposes only.

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