Texican Tailgate Cocoa Freeze Cocktail Recipe

Craving hot chocolate but the temperature outside is 100 degrees in the shade? Consider cooling your tailgaters off with this chilly drink. You'll need a blender to make this one, so pack one for the party.
By: Stephen Phillips
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Cocoa Freeze Cocktail

Cocoa Freeze Cocktail

Craving hot chocolate but the temperature outside is 100 degrees in the shade? Consider cooling your guests off with this chilly Cocoa Freeze cocktail.

2 oz. of light rum, silver tequila or Kahlua
6 half-oz. pieces of finely chopped chocolate
2 tsp. store-bought hot chocolate mix
1-1/2 tbs. sugar
1-1/2 cups milk
3 cups ice
Whipped cream
Chocolate shavings


  1. Place the chopped chocolate in the top half of double boiler over water.
  2. Stir until chocolate is melted.
  3. Add hot chocolate mix and sugar and stir until blended.
  4. Remove from heat and slowly add 1/2 cup of milk, stirring until smooth.
  5. Cool to room or lukewarm temperature.
  6. In a blender, add the rest of the milk and the lukewarm chocolate mixture.
  7. Add liquor of your choice.
  8. Add ice and blend on high speed until smooth.
  9. Pour into your cup and top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
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