Serendipity inspired Frozen Hot Chocolate

Serendipity inspired Frozen Hot Chocolate

This month on the Monday Movie Challenge, we are taking on inspiration from Luck or Good Fortune movies. My movie is Serendipity. The tag line for the movie is “Destiny, with a sense of humor”. The food that stood out the most for me was when the newly acquainted couple goes to Serendipity Cafe for a dessert. On the table we see the largest, most amazing looking drink and it turns out it is their famous Frozen Hot Chocolate. I couldn’t resist making this recipe and it is absolutely wonderful, I wish I had made it long ago! 

Serendipity is a movie about a man and a woman who meet while shopping for Christmas gifts. They hit it off immediately and spend the rest of the evening getting to know each other. We learn that the girl, Sarah, believes everything happens for a reason. She decides that if they are truly meant to pursue this attraction that they need to let destiny bring them together again. They part and do not see each other for a long time.  We discover they have been searching for the other. I don’t want to spoil it, but the movie proceeds through many signs that either are pointing to them being together or that it isn’t meant to be, you’ll have to watch to discover the ending. It’s good, worth a watch. 


Frozen Hot Chocolate
Frozen Hot Chocolate


Frozen Hot Chocolate Recipe

Frozen Hot Chocolate

Yield: 30 oz.

Frozen Hot Chocolate

Frozen Hot Chocolate


    Dry Mix:
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 3 tbsp. Ghirardelli cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp. Hershey's cocoa powder
  • Pinch salt
    Frozen Hot Chocolate:
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 cups ice
  • whipped cream, optional
  • shaved chocolate, optional


  1. In a small bowl, mix the granulated sugar, dry milk powder, cocoas, and salt in a small bowl. Stir to combine.
  2. Pour the milk and the dry mix into a blender. Blend to combine.
  3. Add the ice to the blender. Blend until all the ice is crushed and the drink is smooth.
  4. Pour into a large bowl or two large glasses.
  5. If desired, add whipped cream and shaved chocolate on top before serving.


Recipe source Top Secret Recipes


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On the last (or fourth) Monday of each month, a group of bloggers participate in a #MovieMondayChallenge, hosted by C’mon Get Crafty! We decide on a topic, genre, or specific movie to use for inspiration and everyone gets free reign to create something wonderful!


This month’s challenge was. . . . “LUCK! Everyone was allowed to choose their own favorite film so long as it was inspired by the challenge word.

Now let’s see what everyone else was inspired to create for this month’s #MovieMondayChallenge!! If you’d like to join our Facebook group, you can request an invite here.


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