How to Make Chocolate Milk Drink

How to Make Chocolate Milk: A Drink That'll Make You Slurp

Sipping on a delicious chocolate milk drink curled up on your favorite couch with an intriguing book in hand is like bliss. If you like chocolate milk, you will surely agree that nothing can replace it. This Buzzle post brings recipes for the most loved drink of all time that you can be made easily at home.
Sinfully delicious chilled chocolate milk on a hot summer day! Sounds heavenly, doesn't it? Chocolate is one of the most loved foods the world over, regardless of age. It can be consumed in many different ways, as a chocolate bar, ice cream, sweets, or a drink. You can even satisfy your cravings at any time of the day. It doesn't need much of an effort and is very easy to make.

A variety of chocolate milk mixes are also easily available in the market today. If you follow the instructions on the packet, you can easily whip up a glass or two of chocolate milk. However, isn't it always safe to consume foods that are prepared freshly at home? That is why we have come up with some recipes that are easy to prepare and won't require ready-to-make-mixes.

Preparing Chocolate Milk
Recipe #1
The time taken to prepare this drink is around 5―10 minutes.

Ingredients
  • Sweet Cocoa Powder, 5 teaspoons
  • Ice Cream (Vanilla or Chocolate ― as per your choice), 2 cups
  • Cold Milk, 4 cups
Preparation
  • In a container, add milk and cocoa powder and mix well, using a blender, for about 30―40 seconds.
  • Add ice cream and blend for another 20―25 seconds.
  • Your chocolate milk drink is ready to be served. This drink is best served chilled.
  • You can also garnish it with other ingredients of your choice.
Recipe #2
In this world, some are more adventurous than others. They love to experiment and prepare their own versions. Here is a recipe for the thrill-seekers among us.

Ingredients
  • Small bar of dark chocolate (this is the one used for cooking and has no sugar), 1
  • Powdered sugar (as per your taste and preferences), 1 cup
  • Ice Cream (Vanilla or Chocolate ― as you choose), 1 cup
  • Cold milk, 4 cups
Preparation
  • Boil some water in a container and put another container in it.
  • Place the bar of cooking chocolate in this pot. Let the chocolate bar melt to form a paste-like consistency.
  • Now, add the powdered sugar to the chocolate and keep stirring till the chocolate and the sugar blend.
  • Add the cold milk to the chocolate mixture, and mix in a blender for 20―30 seconds.
  • Add ice cream and blend for another 10―20 seconds.
  • If you feel that the drink is not cold enough, you can pour it into the serving glasses and refrigerate them.
  • Your chocolate milk is ready to be served.
  • You can garnish the chocolate milk with sprigs of mint or with red cherries.
  • Instead of using cocoa powder, cooking chocolate, and the sugar mixture, you can also use liquid chocolate mixtures that are readily available in the market.

There is also a variation of the chocolate milk drink which is served warm or hot. For that, you can substitute the cold milk with warm milk and serve. Because nothing beats the aroma of chocolate drink or even hot chocolate!