Enjoy classic flavors and favorites coming together for a holiday treat. This easy recipe will delight everyone this season and can be served as hot cocoa or blended with peppermint ice cream for a delicious milkshake dessert. Indulge in a little deliciousness—trust us, it’s worth it!
Peppermint Hot ChocolateDifficulty: Easy
2 Cups of Whole Milk
2 Cups Half & Half
4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
4 ounces white chocolate
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 tablespoon peppermint simple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon instant espresso powder
Fresh mint leaves
- Heat the milk and half and half on medium heat to just below the simmering point. Remove the pan from the heat and add the chocolate. When the chocolate is melted whisk in cocoa power, simple syrup, vanilla and espresso. Whisk and pour.
- Stir in ½ tablespoon crushed peppermint candy and top with whipped cream and fresh mint leaves.