Welcome to Natasha's Creative Confections! If you have stumbled upon this blog page, then you're in for a real treat! One of my favorite things to do is bake. If you choose to read on you will find pictures and recipes of some of the fabulous treats that I have created. So take a look around and enjoy!

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Frozen Hot Chocolate!

How could this not be delicious?

Frozen hot chocolate is an amazing dessert-drink, made famous by the restaurant, Serendipity.

And it's low in calories :) Enjoy one on a hot summer night!

-1/2 cup chocolate syrup
-1 cup fat-free evaporated milk
-1/2 tsp. vanilla
-3 cups ice cubes
Garnish: reduced-fat whipped topping and/or dark chocolate shavings (or sprinkles!)

1. Combine chocolate syrup, evaporated milk, vanilla and ice in a blender. Blend until smooth.

2. Pour into glasses and garnish with a dollop of whipped topping and/or a sprinkling of chocolate shavings (or sprinkles), if desired.

Variations: For Mexican Hot Chocolate: add 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon.
For Peppermint Hot Chocolate: substitute 1/4 tsp. mint extract for the vanilla extract

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