Homemade Peppermint Cocoa

Shelley Young


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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15 Min
No-Cook or Other


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

How to Make Homemade Peppermint Cocoa


  • 1Combine 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.
  • 2Combine cocoa and sugar in a bowl. Whisk in the cold milk until smooth.
  • 3Return 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.

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About Homemade Peppermint Cocoa

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

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