Total Time
20mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

From betty crocker. I have a serious love of mint and chocolate together! This is is so good!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 14 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 6 cups milk
  • 3 cups white vanilla baking chips
  • 12 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • candy canes or crushed hard peppermint candy, if desired

Directions

  1. In chilled small bowl, mix whipping cream, powdered sugar, cocoa and 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  2. In 2-quart saucepan, heat milk just to simmering over medium-low heat - do not boil. Reduce heat to low. Add baking chips; stir constantly with wire whisk until melted and smooth. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract.
  3. Pour hot chocolate into cups or mugs. Top each serving with whipped cream. Garnish with candy cane for stirring, or sprinkle with crushed candies
  4. TIP:.
  5. Melt white vanilla baking chips carefully. They burn easily, so be sure to cook over low heat, and stir constantly.
  6. VARIATION:.
  7. Use 1/3 cup peppermint schnapps for the 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract in the hot chocolate to make a delicious adult drink.
Most Helpful

MMMMMMMmmmmmm. DS and I reallty enjoyed this. A real soothing drink that hit the spot on a cool, damp day. Just dont walk away while cooking you have to keep an eye on the baking chips, no problem here., but they do cook quickly. Made for PRMR tag.

weekend cooker January 20, 2010