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Frozen Hot Chocolate, Serendipity Style

Frozen Hot Chocolate
Before we even decided to go to Serendipity 3 for our fifth wedding anniversary, I made us this Frozen Hot Chocolate. For years I had gone on and on about this drink and thought it was finally time to introduce Alex to its deliciousness. The drink will take on the flavor of whatever hot chocolate mix you use so it makes for fun experimenting. The sad thing is that after I made this, having the real deal at Serendipity 3 was kind of a let down. It was as if all the magic was gone because I knew how to recreate the drink at home (at a fraction of the cost too!)

Frozen Hot Chocolate, Serendipity Style
Source: Picky Palate
Makes 4 servings

2 cups whole milk
Five 1.25 ounce packets of Hot Chocolate mix
4 cups ice
1 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/4 cup mini chocolate chips or grated chocolate

Place milk into blender. Add hot chocolate packets and blend until combined. Add ice and blend until ice is blended into tiny chunks. Pour evenly into 4 glasses on top of plates to catch any dripping frozen hot chocolate.

Whip cream and sugar until whipped cream. Top each glass with whipped cream and sprinkle with mini chocolate chips.

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