homemade peppermint cocoa

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By Shelley Young
from Kansas City, MO

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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serves 2
cook time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For homemade peppermint cocoa

  • 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

How To Make homemade peppermint cocoa

  • 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.