Tasty Summer Chocolate Drinks

Tasty Summer Chocolate Drinks
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    With the dog days of summer in full swing, there is nothing better than cooling off with a refreshing drink!

    With so many summer beverage choices, like iced tea, lemonade and sparkling waters, why not opt for a drink that has a bit of chocolate in it?


Here are some tasty summer chocolate drink ideas that will be sure to please just about anyone’s taste buds.

Iced Coffee Drinks

Instead of stopping by at your usual coffee house, why not try and create your own coffee drinks at home? By making them yourself, not only are you saving money, but you can customize them exactly to your liking. For refreshing iced coffee drink during the summer, make your coffee as usual and add it the blender along with a handful of ice. Simply blend and viola, iced coffee at home! Take it a step further and add chocolate into it! Throw in a scoop of chocolate ice cream, a few tablespoons of chocolate syrup, or even top your iced coffee with pieces of shaved chocolate. Either way, your iced chocolate coffee will sure cool you off during these hot summer days.

Homemade Chocolate Milk

Nothing is better than reminiscing about your childhood with a glass of homemade chocolate milk! Here is a recipe for a low-fat version. Start a new tradition with your children and grandchildren this summer by reflecting on the day by drinking a refreshing glass of chocolate milk.


  • 8oz. 1% low fat milk
  • 1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon splenda
  • 4 ounces of warm water


Add cocoa and splenda to a 12-16 ounce glass, lightly mix together. Add 4 ounces of warm water to the chocolate mix and stir together until smooth. Add milk, stir and enjoy. Makes (1) 12 ounce serving.

Source: recipes.sparkpeople.com

Chocolate Mint Cooler

This unique combination of ingredients sure makes for a perfect summer cooler!



Make mint syrup as described in Minty Lemonade above. Add 1 tablespoon of this syrup to a tall glass. Add the chocolate syrup and stir to combine. Pour in fizzy water, leaving room for ice, and stir briskly. Add ice cubes and stir again.

Source: Easysnacks.net

Chocolate Martini Mocktail

This recipe for a chocolate martini mocktail is one the whole family can enjoy! Bobby Flay’s spin on this chocolate beverage makes it fun to drink no matter your age.



Combine the milk, 1/4 cup chocolate syrup, corn syrup, and crushed ice in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour some of the chocolate syrup onto a small plate and some of the chocolate sprinkles onto another small plate. Dip the rim of each glass in the chocolate syrup and then dip the rim in the chocolate sprinkles. Fill each glass to the top with the chocolate milk mixture.

Ann Martin is a contributing writer for Dinnerware Center, which offers an exquisite assortment of dinnerware styles and flatware sets.

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Ann Martin

Ann Martin is a freelance writer for Dinnerware Center, which is home to an extensive collection of dinnerware and flatware sets. Ann is a writer for other home and cooking websites. When Ann is not writing, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family.