Have you tried frozen hot chocolate? It’s worth trying! This frozen hot chocolate recipe is refreshing, simple and delicious.

Frozen hot chocolate is one of my favorite evening treats.

I love everyday hot chocolate, but making it into an icy, sweet, slurpy drink is my idea of glorious.

Glass of frozen hot chocolate with whipped cream on top.

I have tried several recipes and recently found this one on epicurious.com (I believe it is originally a Serendipity recipe). I loved it!

Of course I added a bit more chocolate than the recipe called for but that is usually what happens in my world when it comes to chocolate – the more the better.

It has now replaced my other recipes as my go-to frozen hot chocolate recipe.

If you’ve never had frozen hot chocolate, it’s worth trying! Delicious.

Top view of whipped cream topped frozen hot chocolate.
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Frozen Hot Chocolate

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  • 4 ounces of your favorite chocolate, I used semi-sweet chocolate
  • 2 teaspoons store-bought hot chocolate powder
  • 1 ½ tablespoons sugar
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 3 cups ice cubes
  • Lightly sweetened whipped cream
  • Chocolate shavings, optional


  • Chop chocolate into small pieces and melt in microwave on low heat. Once melted, add hot chocolate mix and sugar, stirring constantly until thoroughly blended. Slowly add 1/2 cup milk, stirring until smooth. Cool to room temperature.
  • In blender, place the remaining 1 cup milk, room-temperature chocolate mixture and ice.
  • Blend on high speed until smooth and the consistency of a frozen daiquiri. Enjoy! (This recipe made a large blender full – I believe I got at least 4 8 oz. servings from one batch.)

Recipe Source: adapted from epicurious.com