Our recipe for Peppermint Hot Chocolate is so easy. Using cocoa powder, it's a quick way to enjoy homemade hot chocolate without getting out the double boiler. It's perfect to serve spiked with alcohol like peppermint schnapps or whiskey and is perfect to serve for your Christmas and holiday parties.
Heat milk in microwave at high (100%) 1-1/2 minutes or until hot.
Gradually add hot milk to cocoa mixture in the mug; stirring until well blended.
Stir in peppermint extract or syrup. Top with whipped topping and crushed peppermint candy.
Please note that nutrition facts are subject to change based on your choice of ingredients. We calculated the calories without the optional whipped cream and simple syrup. If you'd like to serve this as spiked hot chocolate, simply replace the peppermint extract or simple syrup with an ounce of peppermint schnapps or peppermint flavored vodka.To keep from making a mess when you crush your peppermint, put your peppermint candy or candy cane in a sandwich bag, and then crush it inside of the bag. This is particularly helpful if you're making multiple drinks, or if you'll be using crushed peppermint for a handful of recipes.
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