Melted Ice Cream Hot Chocolate

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“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 

Melted Ice Cream Hot Chocolate
Photo: © Justin Walker
Total Time:
15 mins
Yield:
4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole milk

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • Flaky sea salt

  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream, softened

  • Large or small marshmallows, for serving (optional)

Directions

  1. 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.

Make Ahead

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

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