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Have you tried my homemade cocoa mix yet? You must! It's the absolute best you will ever make. I never buy cocoa mix anymore. Not just because homemade is better, but my cocoa mix really makes a thick and indulgent chocolate drink. Whether you want it hot or cold - for summer or winter.
The only disadvantage of this drink is that you have to plan ahead. I make a hot chocolate drink, place it in the fridge for a couple of hours for it to cool. Then, I add the Kahlua!
- I have tried to just add the chocolate powder to the cold milk. It works, and it makes a delicious chocolate milkshake, but not as thick as when you cook the hot chocolate.
- And, I've even added lots of ice cream to make it thicker - works great, but I still prefer this thick milkshake that's not loaded with ice cream.
I made a big milk bottle of hot chocolate and let it cool completely in the fridge. Usually overnight.
Ingredients and substitutes
- Hot chocolate mix - You can use a store-bought hot chocolate mix but if you make my recipe with real chocolate you will never buy store-bought again.
- Milk - I use dairy 3% milk. And yet, almond, coconut, or soy milks would also be delicious.
- Liquor - Today, I'm using Kahlua but Bailey's works just as well. See how to make homemade baileys in less than 10 minutes.
- Ice cream - You can use vanilla or chocolate. In fact, try some Belgian dark chocolate ice cream.
Step by step instructions
- In a heavy-bottom saucepan, over medium heat, bring the milk to almost boil.
- Add the hot chocolate mix.
- Using a whisk, stir until the mixture dissolves and slightly thickens (don't over thicken - it should still be pouring consistency).
- If necessary, add milk to bring to consistency.
- Pour into a measuring cup or bowl, let cool at room temperature. Then, chill for 4 hours or more.
- Pour into a blender and add the liquor.
- Top with a scoop of ice cream.
- Garnish with a strawberry or shaved chocolate.
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- 2 ½ cups (590 ml) Milk
- 6 tablespoon Hot chocolate mix
- ½ cup (120 ml) Kahlua
- In a heavy-bottom saucepan over medium heat bring the milk to almost boil.
- Add the hot chocolate mix
- Using a whisk stir until the mixture dissolves and slightly thickens. (don't over thicken - it should still be pouring consistency)
- If necessary add milk to bring to consistency.
- Pour into a blender and add the Kahlua
- Top with a scoop of ice cream
- Garnish with a strawberry or shaved chocolate
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