Coconut Snowball Cocoa

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

For coconut lovers only! A triple dose of this tropical treat plus a floating ice cream snowball makes ordinary hot chocolate extraordinary.

From Holiday Food Fun, Oct. 1995.


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Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

1 pt
vanilla ice cream
1 c
coconut, flaked
1/2 c
unsweetened cocoa
1 qt
milk
1/2 c
dark rum, optional
3/4 c
cream of coconut
1 tsp
coconut extract
1/2 c
chocolate sauce
8
maraschino cherries

Step-By-Step

1Scoop ice cream into 8 small balls; immediately roll in coconut.

2Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheet; freeze until ready to use.

3Whisk cocoa into milk in large saucepan.

4Stir in rum, if desired, cream of coconut (up to 1 cup), and coconut extract.

5Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat.

6Pour into 8 large heatproof mugs.

7Float ice cream balls in cocoa.

8If desired, drizzle each ice cream ball with chocolate sauce and top with a cherry.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American