Hot Mocha Float

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 13 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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1/2 cup cocoa

1/2 cup sugar

1 quart milk

2 cups hot strong black coffee or 3 tablespoons instant coffee granules dissolved in 2 cups hot water

1/2 pint chocolate ice cream

Whipped Cream, for garnish

Shaved Chocolate, for garnish


  1. In a large saucepan with wire whisk or spoon, stir together cocoa and sugar. Over medium heat, slowly add milk until well blended. Add 2 cups of hot strong black coffee while mixing constantly. Remove from heat.
  2. Ladle into 6 (8-ounce) mugs. Top each with spoonful of ice cream, whipped cream and chocolate shavings.