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Hot Mocha Float

  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 5 minutes
  • Servings: 5


  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 quart milk
  • 2 cups hot strong black or 3 tablespoons instant in 2 cups hot water coffee
  • 1/2 pint chocolate ice cream
  • for garnish whipped cream
  • shaved for garnish chocolate


In a large saucepan with wire whisk or spoon, stir together cocoa and sugar. Over medium heat, slowly add milk until well blended. Add 2 cups of hot strong black coffee while mixing constantly. Remove from heat.

Ladle into 6 (8 oz) mugs. Top each with spoonful of ice cream, whipped cream and chocolate shavings.