“This melted ice cream hot chocolate is so creamy, rich and uber thick that it could be dessert,” says Jeni Britton Bauer. Sometimes she serves it with giant marshmallows and a knife and fork. Slideshow:  More Hot Chocolate Recipes 

Jeni Britton-Bauer
December 2014

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Recipe Summary

total:
15 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan, combine the milk with the sugar and a pinch of salt and cook over moderate heat, whisking, until the sugar dissolves, about 3 minutes. Whisk in the cocoa powder until incorporated. Add the ice cream and cook over moderate heat, whisking, until smooth and hot, about 3 minutes. Ladle the chocolate into mugs and garnish with marshmallows, if desired, and flaky sea salt.

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Make Ahead

The hot chocolate can be refrigerated overnight. Reheat gently before serving.