Love Chocolate Drinks? Try These 6 Summer Specials At Home

Whether summer or winter, chocolate drinks are among the most beloved beverages. From chocolate shakes to cocktails, there is no dearth of what you can mix with this one ingredient and create a delicious concoction that will delight your palate. Not to mention the deep aroma, silky texture, and flavours of cocoa that make for a satisfactory experience.

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With several alternatives available in the market, you can make your chocolate drinks sugar-free, lactose-free, and hence, guilt-free as well. Adorned with whipped cream, marshmallows, dried fruits and nuts, ice cream, and cocoa powder, here are a few delicious combinations that you can try out in this summer season.

Cocoa Mocha Frappe

If you have high-quality chocolate syrup and cocoa powder, it won’t be a hassle to make this drink. You will need the milk of your choice (regular cow milk, cashew milk, soy milk, or almond milk), sugar, cocoa powder, chocolate syrup, whipped cream, instant coffee powder, and ice cubes. After blending all the ingredients in a blender, top it with a whipped cream. Serve immediately and enjoy. 

Chocolate Smoothie

There is no better way to have chocolate guilt-free than mixing it with a bunch of nutritious ingredients like almond milk and fruits of your choice. If you don’t like smoothies much, combine them with cocoa powder and sugar. Top it with dried fruits and enjoy. You can also add cocoa powder to vegetable smoothies along with a small amount of maple syrup.

Chocolate Whipped Cream Wonder

Chocolate and whipped cream are a delicious combination that you can make the best use of in the summer season. It’s a treat for your taste buds as well as your stomach. In an electric mixer, combine powdered sugar, heavy cream, and vanilla extract until you achieve soft peaks. In another jar, combine cocoa powder and milk. When you are ready to serve, add chocolate milk to the glasses and top them with whipped cream and grated chocolate of your choice. 

Chocolate Coconut Water

If you haven’t tried the combination of coconut water and chocolate, you are definitely missing out on one of the most delicious drinks ever. This will hydrate you, replenish electrolytes, and leave your taste buds tantalised. It is the easiest recipe because you just need to mix cocoa powder with chilled coconut water. Garnish the tropical drink with some lemon juice and add a few strands of shredded coconut on top before serving.

Iced Chocolate

Much like iced tea, you can also make iced chocolate. It is one of those recipes that will leave your uninvited guests impressed. It will take you less than 10 minutes to prepare a large batch of this drink to feed several people simultaneously. Combine chocolate syrup (cocoa powder), cold milk, and ice cubes in a blender. Top each glass with whipped cream and serve this drink instantly to your guests. 

Chocolate Iced Coffee

Much like your strong cup of coffee in the morning, brew a batch at any time of the day and leave it aside to cool off. Add milk, chocolate syrup (or cocoa powder), and ice cubes to it. Blend the ingredients in a mixer to prepare a smooth concoction. Add chocolate syrup in glasses, pour the drink, and top each glass with whipped cream to enjoy with snacks.