Peppermint Hot Chocolate With Whipped Cream

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Kzim4

Another clipped recipe from my recipe file.

Top Review by Annacia

Why has this not been reviewed before? it's a delight. I did use canned chocolate whipped cream as I just made one cup for myself. I added the peppermint to the hot chocolate. This is was delicious and a true pleasure. Made for Comfort Cafe, Jan 2010.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup chilled whipping cream
  • 7 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 34 teaspoon peppermint extract, divided
  • 6 cups milk
  • 2 vanilla beans, split lengthwise
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder


  1. Whip cream, 1 tablespoons sugar and 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract in medium bowl to soft peaks.
  2. Bring milk to simmer in large saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Scrape in seeds from vanilla beans.
  4. Reduce heat to low. Add chocolate, cocoa and remaining sugar; whisk until smooth.
  5. Mix in 1/2 teaspoon extract.
  6. Ladle hot chocolate into mugs. Top with whipped cream.

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