Total Time
Prep 4 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is a great after dinner drink or night cap, so simple but really yummy. Found in an old English Hot Beverage Book.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 peppermint candies, creams (or a few drops peppermint essence)
  • 2 marshmallows
  • 300 ml milk


  1. Heat milk but do not boil.
  2. Dissolve peppermints & marshmallows in milk.
  3. Whisk until fully blended & frothy.
Most Helpful

5 5

Nice and fluffy! I am not sure what size a standard marshmallow is, but we get them about 1 inch large and I used 4 for 200 ml of milk and that filled our mugs. Used Japanese peppermint oil, two drops.

5 5

Tasty! I used two After Eight mints and they added just the right amount of sweetness and flavor. Didn't have any marshmallows.

5 5

I made this with the peppermint essence, but would like to try it with the candy canes soon. This was so smooth and creamy. The warmed milk was a nice relaxing sweet treat. The kids weren't so sure about the idea of warm milk, but I assured them it tasted like candy. I know why my mother gave us warm milk at night now, as my kids fell fast asleep shortly afterwards. Bonus treat! Made and Reviewed for Kid-Friendly Tag - Thanks! :)