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Dole is widely known as one of the world’s leading fresh produce providers. But in addition to supplying citrus fruits, berries, and fresh vegetables, Dole also produces a variety of smoothies and frozen treats. One of which is the delicious and refreshing Dole Whip.

Dole Whip is a soft-serve frozen dessert. Many Dole Whip recipes provide a good alternative for ice cream lovers who are looking for a healthier option. Several flavors of Dole Whips are vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and low in sodium. They also contain some vitamins and minerals with their fruit content and fewer calories than many ice cream flavors.

Dole Whip was first introduced into Disney Parks in the 1980s. Since then its popularity has increased, making it a staple treat associated with the park. This year Dole Whip is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a special announcement: the release of eight new flavors.

On July 20th, Dole introduced the Blue Hawaiian Dole Whip, Creamy Lemon-Blueberry Swirl Dole Whip, Frozen Mexican Hot Chocolate Dole Whip, Golden Curry & Mango Dole Whip, Healthy Halo-Halo Inspired Dole Whip, Mint Green Dole Whip, Sweet & Spicy Tamarindo Dole Whip, and Twisted Candy Cane Dole Whip.

The recipes for these eight new flavors were made available online for everyone to enjoy at home.

Frozen Mexican Hot Chocolate Dole Whip

Dole’s new Frozen Mexican Hot Chocolate Dole Whip puts a summer spin on this classic winter treat. Like the traditional Dole Whip recipes before it, this recipe calls for fruit, cream, and sugar but with an added chocolatey twist.

Mexican hot chocolate is distinguishable from American hot chocolate with its addition of various spices. The overall effect is a less sweet but very rich flavor. The Frozen Mexican Hot Chocolate Dole Whip enhances its taste with cayenne pepper and ground cinnamon.

The other ingredients required for this recipe are bananas, avocados, cashew milk, cocoa powder, sugar, and vanilla extract. Take 15 minutes to prep and purée the ingredients, dish the final mixture into cups, top with shaved vegan dark chocolate and enjoy!

Tips for making this recipe are to use a piping bag with a star tip when serving to get that picture perfect Dole Whip look and use a peeler or pairing knife to shave the dark chocolate.

Thanks for checking out this article! Let us know your thoughts in the comments below, and be sure to check out the other seven delicious new Dole Whip recipes!

Frozen Mexican Hot Chocolate Dole Whip Recipe

Colette Johnson
Dole's Frozen Mexican Hot Chocolate Dole Whip recipe lets hot chocolate lovers enjoy their favorite drink in the middle of summer. It possess a subtle sweetness and rich flavor that will become an instant favorite.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 4 people


  • 1 tbsp turbinado cane sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 4 ripe bananas peeled, cut crosswise into thirds, and frozen
  • 2 avocados peeled, pitted, quartered, and frozen
  • 2 cups unsweetened cashew milk chilled
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp and 1 tsp powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp vegan dark chocolate shaved


  • Stir can sugar and 1/4 tsp cayenne on a small plate. Dampen rims of 4 (8-oz) glasses with water. Dip rims of glasses into sugar mixture to coat.
  • Purée bananas, avocados, milk, cocoa powder, powdered sugar, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and remaining 1/4 tsp cayenne in a blender on high until smooth.
  • Divide banana mixture into prepared glasses. Sprinkle with chocolate shavings.
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