HAPPY CHRISTMAS!! Replacing my morning coffee today is this jolly cup of peppermint hot chocolate, and then I'm off to watch Les Misérables with the family! I hope you have a very safe and merry Christmas! Cheers!
Peppermint Hot Chocolate by no. 2 pencil
2 cups of milk 2 cups of heavy cream 1 to 1 1/2 cups of semi sweet chocolate chips 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon of peppermint extract Whipped cream Crushed candy cane
Measure chocolate chips into a large heatproof bowl. Heat milk and cream over medium heat until hot, but not boiling. Stir occasionally while heating. Once hot, pour mixture into bowl over chocolate chip. Add vanilla and peppermint extract. Whisk until chocolate chips are completely melted. Serve with whipped cream and crushed candy cane sprinkled on top.
Recipe Note: For richest chocolate flavor use 1 1/2 cups of chocolate chips.