Blake Lively’s Met Gala After-Party: Frozen Hot Chocolate For Two

05/09/2014 at 10:31 AM ET

Blake Lively
Karwai Tang/FilmMagic; Courtesy Serendipity 3

Sometimes a Monday evening after the Met Gala turns into a sundae evening.

At least it did for Blake Lively and husband Ryan Reynolds, who skipped the exclusive event’s post-parties in favor of a calorie fest at N.Y.C. restaurant and dessert parlor Serendipity 3.

“I ate hot fudge sundaes,” the star told ExtraTV. “That’s what I look forward to [after the gala], because you’re just in a corseted gown all night. Just give me a hot fudge sundae. I went to Serendipity. Frozen hot chocolate, extra peanut butter sauce on the side. I closed that place down!”

The Frrrozen Hot Chocolate, Serendipity’s signature dessert, is basically what you’d get if a hot chocolate and a hot fudge sundae had babies. The chilly treat is made with milk, ice, sugar and a secret blend of 14 types of cocoa, and is sipped through a straw burrowed into a heaping layer of whipped cream.

And, of course, if you’re Lively, you need a little peanut butter sauce on the side — an order we’ll definitely be stealing. We’re just impressed she managed to keep the whipped cream off of her Gucci Première gown.

Indulge with this at-home version of the famous dessert, given to PEOPLE by Serendipity’s chef.

Serendipity 3’s Frrrozen Hot Chocolate
Makes 1

⅓ cup evaporated instant dry milk
⅓ cup granulated sugar
4 tbsp. finest cocoas of your choice
1 cup milk
3 cups ice
Whipped cream, for topping
Shaved chocolate, for topping

1. In a medium bowl, mix dry milk, sugar and cocoa.

2. To a blender, in this order, add milk, the dry ingredients mix and ice.

3. Blend for 20-30 seconds until mixture is a smooth, daiquiri-like texture.

4. Pour into a large glass and top with whipped cream and shaved chocolate.

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Daphne on

Usually this comment comes up in articles such as this and it is one of those things that never used to bother me, but when I read the title for this, it made my skin crawl.
Nosh is a terrible word. There has to be some other way to describe eating something, I don’t care how, but for the love of all things good and beautiful in the world, can we not make ‘nosh’ a thing? Or remake it a thing, because I was reading something from a few decades back and they used it, but that’s an entirely different thing.

Guest on

She looked spectacular in that dress. Best dressed of the night.

sal on

Blake and Ryan were the best dressed couple and the cutest at the Met Gala! I love the pictures of them smiling at each other!

guest on

Her and Ryan both looked so HAWT! He is beautiful! (her too but DAM Ryan is killa!)

Guest1 on

Bolt ons.

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