Hot Chocolate With Peppermint Schnapps

Recipe by Annacia
READY IN: 10mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    1 quart milk or 1 quart half-and-half
  • 6
    ounces bittersweet chocolate or 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 6
    ounces peppermint schnapps (more or less to taste)
  • whipped cream, for serving
  • 6
    peppermint stick candy, for serving
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat 1 cup of the milk in a medium saucepan over low heat.
  • Add chocolate, stirring constantly, until melted.
  • When the chocolate has melted, increase heat to medium and add the remainder of the milk while whisking rapidly. Do not allow to boil.
  • Serve in small cups fortified with a jigger (1 1/2 ounces) of peppermint schnapps and a dollop of whipped cream.
  • Add a peppermint stick to stir.
  • If transporting in a thermos, heat thermos up with hot water to get it warm for 1 minute. Pour water out and fill with hot chocolate.
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