Ice Cream Cocoa

Snow today.
ice drops
Dancing through the sky
Painting our asphalt
Backward Seurat.
The finished portrait

The Ultimate
Ice Cream Cocoa

Inspired by my dearest Amy’s addictive hot toddy, this versatile recipe will not only warm you from tongue to toes, but will tickle your insides with the very cleverness of it.
Four ingredients, endless possibilities.
Here’s the basic recipe with suggested yummariations below.

2 c. ice cream
½ c. sugar
½ c. butter
1 tsp. flavoring
4 c. water
Ice cream, sugar and butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add water, then heat just until boiling. Spoon into large mugs and serve with a thick heap of pure whipping cream.

Almond Crème Cocoa:
Vanilla Ice Cream, 1 tsp. almond flavoring

Mexican Crème Cocoa:
Dark Chocolate Ice Cream, dash of cinnamon

Peppermint Crème Cocoa:
Candy Cane Ice Cream, serve with peppermint candy cane stirrers

Egg Nog Crème Cocoa:
Egg Nog Ice Cream, dash of pure vanilla

Pumpkin Crème Cocoa:
Pumpkin Ice Cream, dash of pure vanilla

Caramel Crème Cocoa:
French Vanilla Ice Cream, dash Caramel or Butterscotch extract

Strawberry Crème Cocoa:
Strawberry Ice Cream, dash pure vanilla

Mint Crème Cocoa:
Chocolate Ice Cream, dash of peppermint extract
Be Your Own Artiste.
Make your own version of this crème cocoa.
Post your recipe here by December 15
And win a $10 Cold Stone Gift Card.