Tips To Make The Perfect Frozen Hot Chocolate For Summer
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Hot chocolate is one of the most comforting drinks of all time. If you’re having a bad day or just tired from work, you can just make a cup of hot chocolate, curl up in bed and know that the feeling will pass. But having hot chocolate in the blazing heat of the summer season might not be a good idea.

So, if you want to keep indulging in the flavours of hot chocolate in summer, why don’t you try to make frozen hot chocolate? Frozen hot chocolate will satisfy your cravings for something chocolatey without you having to drink something hot. Read on and explore the recipe, followed by some handy tips you should keep in mind while making frozen hot chocolate.

How To Make Frozen Hot Chocolate

Here’s an easy-to-follow recipe to make delicious frozen hot chocolate to quench your thirst and satisfy your sweet tooth in summer.


  1. Milk - 1.5 cups
  2. Chopped chocolate - 1/2 cup
  3. Powdered sugar - 1/4 cup
  4. Ice cubes - 2 cups
  5. Cocoa powder - 3 tablespoons
  6. Whipped cream

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  1. Warm up some milk and add some chocolate, be it dark or milk, as per your preference.
  2. Let it simmer till the chocolate is thoroughly mixed in the milk, and then add cocoa powder and powdered sugar.
  3. After you get a smooth mixture, let it cool and refrigerate for some time.
  4. Once the chocolate mixture comes down to room temperature, blend it with ice cubes to make a slushy.
  5. If you feel like the mixture is on the thicker side, you can add some more milk. Similarly, if the frozen hot chocolate mixture is too thin, add more ice cubes.
  6. Then, pour the frozen hot chocolate into glasses and garnish it with whipped cream.
  7. To make the drink even more indulgent, add some chocolate shavings or molten chocolate on top of the whipped cream and enjoy.

Tips for the Perfect Frozen Hot Chocolate

Choosing the right chocolate: While adding the melted chocolate, keep in mind that the ice cubes will dilute the richness of the chocolate. So, if you like a bold flavour of hot chocolate, add dark chocolate. If not, take a mixture of dark and milk chocolate as per your taste.

Check your cocoa powder: The essence of frozen hot chocolate lies in its rich, chocolatey flavour. Thus, ensure that you are using quality cocoa powder to get the best beverage.

Refrigeration: Try to be patient to perfect the frozen hot chocolate. Don’t skip steps like refrigerating the chocolate mixture before blending it with ice to ensure a thicker consistency.

Adding ice: Just to make a cool beverage, don’t overuse ice, as it will hamper the consistency of the frozen hot chocolate and dilute the flavours.

Flavour enhancers: Apart from the regular garnishing, you can also add spices like vanilla essence or cinnamon to add to the flavour palette.