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This Frozen Hot Chocolate is the perfect treat in the winter, with a twist. Whether you live in hot or cold climates, this chilly chocolate-y drink is fun to sip on, and so delicious. Made optionally dairy-free without any refined sweeteners.
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Drink
Servings: 2
Author: Lexi


  • 1 cup 6 ounces dark chocolate, chopped (or chocolate chips)
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups milk-of-choice
  • 3-4 cups ice
  • Whipped coconut cream or whipped cream for serving
  • Chocolate shavings for serving
  • Flaky sea salt for serving


  • Melt chocolate in either a double-boiler or slowly in the microwave. Whisk together the melted chocolate, cocoa powder and maple syrup. Whisk in the milk, gradually. Let the mixture sit for a few minutes to cool.
  • Add chocolate milk mixture and 3 cups of ice  to a high speed blender. Blend until creamy and smooth, adding more ice if needed.
  • Serve frozen hot chocolate with whipped coconut cream or whipped cream, and chocolate shavings. Sprinkle with flaky sea salt, if desired. Serve immediately.


  1. This recipe was originally published in 2015 and republished with a recipe and photo update in 2019.


Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Sodium: 139mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 51g