Homemade Peppermint Cocoa

Shelley Young

By
@shellekc

Nicknamed a "Peppermint Patty" this is a fun cold weather drink and great to take in a Thermos to sporting events.


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Rating:

Serves:

2

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

3 c
whole milk (can sub 2%)
3
organic peppermint tea bags
1/4 c
granulated sugar
1/4 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
small candy canes

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine 2 1/2 cups milk with tea bags in a saucepan and heat over medium until steaming. Remove from heat, cover, and let tea steep for 5 minutes to infuse milk with peppermint flavor. Remove tea bags.
2
Combine cocoa and sugar in a bowl. Whisk in the cold milk until smooth.
3
Return the infused milk to the heat while whisking in the cocoa mixture. Heat until steaming. Pour into a Thermos or mugs with a candy cane swizzle stick.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Coffee/Tea/Beverage
Regional Style: American