Peppermint Hot Chocolate

This indulgent, festive, minty hot chocolate recipe is perfect for sipping on a cold day or during the holiday season.

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milk heavy cream sugar salt chocolate chips vanilla extract peppermint extract whipped cream

Let's Make Peppermint Hot Chocolate

In a pot, whisk together milk, heavy cream, sugar, vanilla and peppermint extracts, and salt.

Reduce heat to low, add chocolate and extracts, and whisk until melted, glossy, and thickened slightly, 1-2 minutes.

Pour into a mug and top with lightly-sweetened whipped cream or marshmallows and a sprinkling of crushed candy canes.

Lighter options:

This hot chocolate is a very rich treat, much like a European drinking chocolate.

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