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Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Keyword Drink, Peppermint hot chocolate
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 9 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Hal and Half
  • 2 Cups Whole milk (1%,2% or your choice)
  • 4 Peppermint candy; smashed (more for serving)
  • 2 Tablespoons Cocoa powder (unsweetened)
  • 4 oz Semi-sweet chocolate
  • 4 oz Mildly sweet chocolate
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Add half and half, and whole milk to a large pot and steam over medium-high heat.

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  2. While the milk is steaming, smash the peppermint, put some into a ziplock and crush with a rolling pin.

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  3. Add all the chocolate;  I used mildly sweet, semi-sweet, and chocolate powder but feel free to use any chocolate of your choice.

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  4. Add the vanilla extract, smashed peppermint candy, stir and allow to heat up.
  5. Serve with peppermint candy and top with whipping cream.

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  6. Enjoy!

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  7. You can also top with a marshmallow if you desire.

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