Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Homemade peppermint hot chocolate with sweetened peppermint whipped cream. A perfect drink for Winter!
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
- 1 1/2 C heavy cream
- 1 1/2 C whole milk
- 1/4 C granulated sugar
- 6 oz semi-sweet chocolate
- 1/4-1/2 tsp peppermint extract
- 1 C heavy cream
- 2 Tbsp powdered sugar
- 1/4 tsp peppermint extract
In a medium saucepan, combine heavy cream, milk and sugar. Stir to dissolve sugar. When mixture begins to steam, add chocolate. Gently whisk to melt chocolate. Stir in peppermint extract.
If serving with whipped cream, beat heavy cream, powdered sugar and peppermint extract together in a medium bowl until stiff peaks form. Pipe or spoon over hot chocolate.
Garnish with chocolate shavings and serve with optional mini candy canes.