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whipSometimes 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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