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Big News! Sweet Jumbles is expanding. First, Sweet Jumbles now has an etsy website. Here, you can purchase gourmet artisanal marshmallows. Some flavors are standards, and some are seasonal that will be rotated accordingly throughout the year. Marshmallows are large … Continue reading
Happy New Year! This isn’t my normal recipe post, but I just found this too funny not to share. The TSA has differentiated between traveling with cupcakes (no problem) and “cupcakes in a jar” (Houston, we have a problem). For … Continue reading
This past weekend I went to Atlantic City for a quick visit. Man, that place is weird. Can’t be bothered to find a bathroom? No problem, here’s a wall. Can’t be bothered to find your pants? No problem, your shirt … Continue reading
For those of you who regularly read my blog, you know that slave-free chocolate is my “thing”. I only buy fair trade chocolate and it is one of the primarily causes that I have made an effort to undertake in … Continue reading
Hello friends, readers, and bakers! Today I added a “subscribe via email” link to my blog. Yeah, there was one there before but the new one is, well, new and improved. You can keep the old one if you wish, … Continue reading
A new Page! I’ve added a special page to my blog about Chocolate! I decided to do this as a “page” rather than a blogpost so that it would not get lost in the mix. Below my blog heading you … Continue reading
I’m not a pro in any of this baking stuff, but there are a few tricks of the trade I’ve picked up along the way that help me create better treats. I have mentioned, and will continue to mention, these … Continue reading
This summer has been so hot that baking is often out of the question. Days like these, you are better off just cooling off with a cold beverage. So, today’s post is a simple way to make your taste buds smile.
Serendipity’s Frrrozen Hot Chocolate originates in Serendipity 3, an NYC restaurant. I’ve had the original there and this famous recipe was released directly from the restaurant for their 50th anniversary. No tweaks, no caveats, just make it.
Serendipity’s Frrrozen Hot Chocolate
6 half-ounce pieces of your favorite chocolate
2 t store-bought hot chocolate mix
1 1/2 T sugar
1 1/2 c milk
3 c ice
Chop chocolate into small pieces and place in a double boiler over simmering water, stirring occasionally until melted
Add hot chocolate powder and sugar, stirring constantly until blended
Remove from heat and slowly add 1/2 c of milk and stir until smooth.
cool to room temperature
In a blender, place remaining cup of milk, the room temperature chocolate mixture, and the ice. Blend on high speed until smooth and the consistency of a frozen daiquiri
Pour into a giant goblet, top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings, enjoy!
P.S. Cats like it too.