Peppermint Hot Chocolate With Whipped Cream

Recipe by Kzim4
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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

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
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DIRECTIONS

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