Coconut Snowball Cocoa

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
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

How to Make Coconut Snowball Cocoa

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.

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About Coconut Snowball Cocoa

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