Frozen Hot Chocolate Recipe

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When the dog days of summer hit and you want a cool treat, this Frozen Hot Chocolate is just the ticket. It’s also a great after-school surprise for the kids.

A mug of frozen hot chocolate on a table.

After all, kids love hot chocolate when the temperature drops and this frozen version will be a welcome refreshment all summer long.

This is actually the first time I’ve made this drink. When my oldest son was in kindergarten, parents were invited to help at the holiday party before winter break.

There were parents who owned a restaurant and they treated the kids to a frozen hot chocolate or an Oreo milkshake from time to time. The kids had never had it before and it was a hit. It was one of the best things I’ve ever tasted. I’ve never forgotten that drink. 

2 glasses of frozen hot chocolate with straws.

That was 13 years ago. My son is now a senior. It’s taken me this long to make it. He loved it though, so did his brother.

Frozen hot chocolate is the perfect way to use up leftover packets from wintertime. You need two packets to make 4 servings. 

I think it’s safe to say this is our new favorite summer beverage. Though I know this ultimate hot chocolate will be our staple on Christmas day though we love the winter white hot chocolate too.

Frozen hot chocolate Pinterest image.

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How do you serve frozen hot chocolate?

These mason jar mug glasses are a fun way to serve frozen hot chocolate. The wide mouth of the glass allows for easy access to add the Hershey syrup to the

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Frozen Hot Chocolate Recipe

Frozen hot chocolate is a great after school treat on a hot day.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time0 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Beverages and Cocktails
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings


  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons Hershey’s chocolate syrup
  • 2 packets 1.38 ounces each hot chocolate mix
  • 1 cup ice
  • Additional Hershey’s syrup
  • Chocolate sprinkles
  • Whipped cream


  • In a blender add milk, 2 tablespoons of Hershey’s syrup, hot chocolate mix, and ice.
  • Blend until mixture is frothy and ice is blended.
  • Before adding the frozen concoction into a glass, drizzle chocolate syrup into the glass then fill with frozen mixture.
  • Top with whipped cream and chocolate sprinkles.

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