Drinking chocolates are the perfect way to help with the transition from this chilly weather to spring thaw, especially when you can use them to make delicious sauces for ice cream, gelato, frozen desserts or dipping bread and fruit. The temperature is forecast to hit balmy 50sºF in the coming week after another covering of snow, which sounds perfect for ice cream or cold drinks on a sunny porch (we’re in Vermont, after all, anything above freezing is considered warm!).
Try one of these recipes using different drinking chocolate, flavored sipping cocoa & ice cream combinations for a scrumptious taste adventure and summery chocolate pairing!
•melt chocolate & butter in double burner until smooth & well incorporated. Pour immediately over ice cream.
•Stores well in the refrigerator; heat up for a few seconds in microwave or warm in double burner to re-melt.
rich chocolate sauce creamy & perfect for dipping fruit, bread, or pouring on ice cream 1/2 cup ground drinking chocolate 2 Tbsp unsalted butter (we love Vermont Creamery‘s) 1/2 cup whole milk, or heavy cream for richer sauce •melt chocolate, milk & butter in double burner until smooth & well incorporated. Pour immediately over ice cream. •Stores well in the refrigerator; heat up for a few seconds in microwave or warm in double burner to re-melt.
quick & easy chocolate sauce great for flavoring coffee & espresso drinks, or poured over ice cream
•Mix equal parts ground sipping cocoa mix & hot water with a whisk until chocolate is well dissolved.
•Pop in the microwave for several seconds or stir over low heat on a stove top until melted and smooth. Add a shot to hot coffee or espresso drinks, or pour over ice cream & enjoy.