Spiced and Iced Hot Chocolate

This Spiced and Iced Hot Chocolate recipe is creamy, yet spicy and like nothing you’ve tried before. It truly is a new hot cocoa experience. You can pour it over ice to serve it cold or throw it in the blender for a homemade frosty treat.

The secret ingredient is this recipe is the American Heritage Chocolate. It has hints of vanilla, orange, cinnamon, and other spices for an intriguing taste that will surprise you.


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What is American Heritage Chocolate?

American Heritage Chocolate is made by Mars Wrigley Confectionery (they also make M&M’s, Twix, Dove, Snickers and lots of other good stuff.) It took them YEARS to research and create this chocolate. Over 115 experts from around the world put their heads (and taste buds) together to develop it.

Their team consisted of all types of people, including historians who live and breath all things chocolate. They went waaaaaay back to 3500 years ago when chocolate was first invented. They learned all they could about how our ancestors made chocolate and then grabbed all the best ideas and flavors.  Pretty cool, huh?


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Ingredients for Spiced and Iced (or Blended) Hot Chocolate

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How to make Spiced and Iced (or Blended) Hot Chocolate

You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make homemade hot chocolate that tastes this good! Two easy steps:

1.) First, you’ll heat up the water until boiling.

2.) Then whisk in all of the remaining ingredients until the chocolate is totally dissolved.

That’s it!

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From here, the choice is your for how you want to serve it. You can pour it over ice to serve immediately. Or pour into a pitcher and chill in the refrigerator.

Maybe a blended hot chocolate drink strikes your fancy? No problem. Just pour your chilled hot chocolate into a blender, add ice and blend until your desired consistency.

Don’t forget – you can grab the American Heritage Finely Grated Chocolate you’ll need for this recipe here.

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Spiced and Iced Hot Chocolate

Spiced and Iced Hot Chocolate

A simple and delicious recipe from American Heritage Chocolate. Great chocolate makes all the difference! Enjoy this drink iced or blended.

Course: Drinks
Servings: 2 servings
Author: The Three Snackateers
  • 1 cup American Heritage Chocolate Finely Grated Chocolate
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  1. Heat water until gently boiling, then remove water from heat.

  2. Whisk American Heritage Chocolate and remaining ingredients slowly into water. Continue whisking until chocolate is dissolved and smooth.

  3. To serve, either: Dispense hot liquid over crushed ice, or; Pour into container and chill overnight, or; Blend with ice until smooth.

  4. Note - settling may occur with chilling. If solids are present, mix vigorously with whisk until back into solution. Pour over ice before serving.

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