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Ghost Whip! For Halloween.

coconut milk Ghost Whip

coconut milk Ghost Whip

Sometimes it’s the simple things in life that make us smile. So this super, simple idea is one that turns everyday whipped topping into spooky, Halloween-approved Ghost Whip. Because you know there will be many mugs of hot cocoa on the kitchen table these next few months. My “Ghost Whip” tips and a spooky cocoa recipe ahead. Add some spOOOOky to your cocoa!

Ghost Whip Tips:

* Instead of doing a straight-up swirl, I start by making a full circle “cap” of whipped cream to the top of the mug – then I swirl a ghost on top. This prevents the ghost from melting too quickly.
* For dairy-free ghosts use coconut milk in a whipped cream frother (dairy-free coconut whipped cream is shown in my photos).
* The black eyes can be made from a number of items: mini chocolate chips, chocolate sprinkles (carefully placed), or a tiny tip of black cake frosting.
* If you do have your own at-home whipped cream frother (like the one I talk about here) – you can make green spooky ghosts by adding a few drops of green food coloring or spinach juice to your cream base.

Now a fun spooky cocoa recipe using coconut and chocolate flavors..

SpOOOOOky COcOnut COcOa with Coconut Ghost Whip

1. Grab 2 mugs.

2. Add to each mug:
1 cup sOy milk
1/4 cup cOcOnut milk
1 heaping spOOnful of cacaO pOwder – or cOcOa pOwder
1 Tbsp agave or maple syrup

3. Heat well (sauce pan or microwave). Stir well.

4. TOp with COcOnut GhOst whip. See below.

Coconut Ghost Whip
Swirl of coconut whip*
ghost eyes (mini dark chocolate chips)

*if you don’t have your own whipped cream frother, use any store-bought whipped topping (for dairy-free try rice or soy whip)
If you do have your own frother, use chilled coconut milk as the base + 2 Tbsp confectioners sugar
Want your own iSi frother? buy one here

Also check out my Coconut Vanilla Latte for an espresso-infused version

ghosty tomato and cocoa

ghosty tomato and cocoa

Order a Ghosty Tomato Trick of Treat bag here!

the ghosts

the ghosts – Boo!

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