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This Whipped Chocolate Milk Trend is a Must-Try

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If you're like me and have a sweet tooth that won't quit, I've got the perfect treat for you: Whipped Chocolate Milk. Yep, it's like regular chocolate milk taken to the next level with a fluffy, chocolatey cloud on top.

I first saw whipped chocolate milk on tik tok (of course) and knew I had to give it a try. And wow, it's become a total obsession in my house!

A close-up photo of whipped chocolate milk in a glass, topped with swirls of chocolate whipped cream and mini marshmallows.

Simple Ingredients, Incredible Result

The great thing about this recipe is that you only need a few simple ingredients:

  • Heavy whipping cream: The base for our whipped topping.
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder: I use Hershey's for that classic chocolate flavor.
  • Sugar: Just a little for the perfect level of sweetness.
  • Milk of your choice: Traditional dairy works great, but feel free to experiment!
  • Mini marshmallows (optional): For an extra dose of cuteness and sweetness.

It's All About the Whipping

Making this is a breeze! Whip your heavy cream, cocoa, and sugar until it's thick and fluffy. Fill some glasses with your favorite milk, pipe on that glorious whipped chocolate, and top it off with some marshmallows. It's that simple! I usually use my hand mixer, but a stand mixer or even a whisk would work in a pinch.

Hot or Cold, It's Always Delicious

The best part? This whipped chocolate milk works both hot and cold! For a cozy treat, warm your milk up in the microwave. If you're craving something refreshing, use chilled milk straight from the fridge. Talk about versatile!

Homemade whipped chocolate milk with Hershey's cocoa powder, fluffy whipped cream topping, and sprinkled mini marshmallows

So Why Am I So Obsessed?

This stuff is just so darn GOOD. It's like a fancy upgrade to the chocolate milk we all loved as kids, and it's totally customizable. Best of all, the whole family will love it.

If you're ready to try this trend for yourself, here's the easy recipe:

Whipped Chocolate Milk

Prep time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2

Ingredients for homemade whipped chocolate milk: whipping cream, cocoa powder, and sugar in a mixing bowl.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups cold milk of your choice
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp Hershey cocoa powder (or any cocoa powder of your choice)
  • 2 tsp sugar, or to taste
  • Mini marshmallows for garnish

Instructions:

  • Prepare the Whipped Chocolate Cream: In a mixing bowl, add the sugar, cocoa powder, and whipping cream.
  • Whip the Mixture: Using a hand mixer or a whisk, beat the mixture until it reaches stiff peaks. This may take a few minutes. Be patient; the creamy, chocolatey goodness will be worth it!
  • Prepare the Milk: Divide the 2 cups of milk equally between two serving glasses.
  • Add the Whipped Chocolate:
  • Transfer the whipped chocolate cream to a piping bag fitted with a decorative tip of your choice. If you don't have a piping bag, you can also use a zip-top bag and snip off a corner.
  • Pipe a generous swirl of the whipped chocolate cream on top of each glass of milk. You can make it as fancy or as rustic as you like.
  • Garnish: Finish your whipped chocolate milk by garnishing it with mini marshmallows. You can sprinkle a few on top of the whipped cream for that extra touch of sweetness and texture.

You can drink this whipped chocolate both cold or hot. For the hot version, just heat your milk up in the microwave for 1 minute and 30 seconds per glass.

Step by Step Video Directions

The Secret to Perfect Whipped Chocolate Milk

  • Temperature Control: For a refreshing, milkshake-like consistency, use ice-cold milk. If you want a warm and comforting treat, gently heat your milk before adding the whipped chocolate topping.
  • Get Creative with Chocolate: Don't be afraid to experiment with different cocoa powders! Use bittersweet chocolate for a more intense flavor or try a mix like Nesquik for that nostalgic childhood taste.
  • Mix Up Your Milk: Try making this with chocolate milk for a double-chocolate experience, or create a fun twist with strawberry milk for a whimsical drink the whole family would love.
  • Sweetness is Key: The amount of sugar you add is all about personal preference. Start with the amount in the recipe and adjust for a sweeter or less sweet drink.
  • Top It Off: Garnish your whipped chocolate milk with chocolate sprinkles, a drizzle of chocolate syrup, or even a dollop of whipped cream for a coffee shop-worthy indulgence.
  • Whip Like a Pro: For the perfect whipped topping, be patient! It takes a few minutes to get those soft peaks and the right consistency. If you don't have an electric mixer, a good old-fashioned whisk will do the trick with a bit more elbow grease.

FAQ: Your Whipped Chocolate Milk Questions Answered

Q: I'm not a fan of store-bought chocolate milk. Can I use hot chocolate mix instead of cocoa powder?

A: Definitely! Hot chocolate mix already has sugar and sometimes other flavorings, so adjust the amount of added sugar in the recipe accordingly.

Q: Can I make this with non-dairy milk?

A: Absolutely! Almond milk, oat milk, soy milk, etc., all work well. Just note that some non-dairy options might be a bit thinner, so whipping the cream for a bit longer can help with creating a thick topping.

Q: Can I make this whipped chocolate milk ahead of time?

A: Yes! You can prepare the whipped chocolate topping and store it in the fridge for a few hours. Right before serving, give it a quick whisk to fluff it back up.

Q: How long does the whipped topping last?

A: The whipped chocolate topping can last in the refrigerator for a couple of days in an airtight container.

Q: I saw people making this with a milk frother. Does that work?

A: While a milk frother might incorporate some air, it won't achieve the same fluffy, whipped cream texture that's ideal for whipped chocolate milk. A whisk, hand mixer, or stand mixer are your best options.

Q: Can I use this whipped chocolate topping on other things besides milk?

A: You bet! It's delicious on warm brownies, ice cream, or even on regular hot chocolate for an extra decadent treat.

Let me know how you like it!

P.S. Since I'm already in love with all things whipped, I might try a whipped hot chocolate recipe next. Stay tuned!

Yield: 2

Whipped Chocolate Milk

A close-up photo of whipped chocolate milk in a glass, topped with swirls of chocolate whipped cream and mini marshmallows.

This traditional hot chocolate recipe is rich, creamy, and perfect for cozy nights. Ready in just 10 minutes!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk of your choice
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp Hershey cocoa powder (or any cocoa powder of your choice)
  • 2 tsp sugar, or to taste
  • Mini marshmallows for garnish

Instructions

    Prepare the Whipped Chocolate Cream: In a mixing bowl, add the sugar, cocoa powder, and whipping cream.
    Whip the Mixture: Using a hand mixer or a whisk, beat the mixture until it reaches stiff peaks. This may take a few minutes. Be patient; the creamy, chocolatey goodness will be worth it!
    Prepare the Milk: Divide the 2 cups of milk equally between two serving glasses.
    Add the Whipped Chocolate:
    Transfer the whipped chocolate cream to a piping bag fitted with a decorative tip of your choice. If you don't have a piping bag, you can also use a zip-top bag and snip off a corner.
    Pipe a generous swirl of the whipped chocolate cream on top of each glass of milk. You can make it as fancy or as rustic as you like.
    Garnish: Finish your whipped chocolate milk by garnishing it with mini marshmallows. You can sprinkle a few on top of the whipped cream for that extra touch of sweetness and texture.
    You can drink this whipped chocolate both cold or hot. For the hot version, just heat your milk up in the microwave for 1 minute and 30 seconds per glass.

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