PEPPERMINT HOT CHOCOLATE

Bonnie ^O^

By
@Utahn

This minty hot chocolate recipe holds holiday appeal for young and old alike!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Ingredients

1/3
cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4
cup white sugar
1
pinch of salt
1/3
cup boiling water
3 1/2
cups skim milk
1/2
teaspoon peppermint extract
1/4
teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2
cup half and half
sweetened whipped cream
6
peppermint candies

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine cocoa, sugar and pinch of salt in a heavy saucepan. Add the boiling water, and stir over medium heat until the sugar melts and you achieve a thick liquid. Stir in milk and heat until very hot, but not boiling. Stir in vanilla, peppermint extract and half-and-half, and remove from heat. Divide the hot chocolate between 4 mugs. Top each serving with whipped cream and a sprinkling of crushed peppermint candy. Enjoy!

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