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Chef John's Chocolate Egg Cream

Rated as 3.64 out of 5 Stars
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"Contrary to the name of this New York City soda fountain classic, chocolate egg creams do not contain any eggs or cream. Along with the chocolate come the simple additions of milk and seltzer water. The magic of this drink is how it produces such a rich, yet refreshing chocolate beverage."
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Ingredients

5 m servings 93
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 serving)

Directions

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  1. Pour chocolate syrup into a large glass. Pour milk on top of chocolate syrup; stir until completely incorporated and smooth, about 30 seconds.
  2. Slowly pour seltzer water into chocolate mixture, stirring constantly. Mixture will foam and bubble. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 93 calories; 0.9 19.7 1.6 2 40 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

My grandma made these for me all the time when I was growing up. Instead of cold milk, she used heavy cream. Talk about heaven! To this day, it's still one of my favorite things she ever made.

Most helpful critical review

This recipe had a few problems for me, firstly the measuring system is not set correctly. It needs to be set to fluid ounces. If you want to increase the serving size, use a calculator. Seco...

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My grandma made these for me all the time when I was growing up. Instead of cold milk, she used heavy cream. Talk about heaven! To this day, it's still one of my favorite things she ever made.

We've never had one of these before, so we weren't quite sure what to expect, but we LOVED them! So simple, rich and delicious, and made basically with things that we always have on hand. This w...

This recipe had a few problems for me, firstly the measuring system is not set correctly. It needs to be set to fluid ounces. If you want to increase the serving size, use a calculator. Seco...

Very refreshing!

Made recipe exactly to instructions. Straw stood up in middle as others suggested as a sign of making it right. Didn't much care for the taste, neither did my husband. Thank you though.

Didn't have seltzer water but was eager to try it so used root beer. Oh MAN! Also used homemade chocolate syrup and almond milk. Decadent!

This recipe is such fun! Thanks Chef John for "another" great recipe! Ratio's can be changed up for each individual ! And each recipe! I wouldnt change a thing.

Perfect recipe! I can down one of these in 5 seconds. Sweet yet refreshing. This recipe has a good ratio of items.

I made this my whole life and I can assure you it needs Half a glass of cold 2% or regular whole milk. He used twice as much chocolate syrup as you would actually need. The remaining Half of g...