Rory's Frozen Hot Chocolate
6 half-ounce pieces of your favorite chocolates Dark and milk premium chocolate works best
3 teaspoons your favorite hot chocolate mix
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 cup milk
1/2 cup Heavy Cream
3 cups ice
Chop the chocolate into small pieces and place it in the top of a double boiler over simmering water, stirring occasionally until melted. Add the cocoa and sugar, stirring constantly until thoroughly blended. Remove from heat and slowly add 1/2 cup of the milk and stir until smooth. Cool to room temperature.
In a blender place the remaining milk and cream as well as the room temperature chocolate mixture,and ice. Blend on high until smooth and the consistency of a frozen daiquiri. Pour into a giant goblet and top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings. Serve with a chocolate dipped spoon and straw.
Rory Schepisi is a restaurateur originally from Saddle River, New Jersey, who now lives in Vega, Texas. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Schepisi opened Boot Hill Saloon and Grill in Vega after she was a finalist on the reality cooking show, The Next Food Network Star.