Homemade Cocoa: How to Make Hot Chocolate With Peppermint Whipped Cream! by Katie Lewis

Beverages Holidays
a year ago
Homemade Cocoa: How to Make Hot Chocolate With Peppermint Whipped Cream!

Baby, it’s really cold outside! Warm up with this hot chocolate recipe! 

You'll need:

Whipped Cream

  • 1 cup cold heavy cream 
  • 3 candy canes 

Hot Chocolate

  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Here's how you make it:

  • For the whipped cream, crush the peppermint candy. Whip the cream until soft peaks form. Add in 2-3 tablespoons crushed candy canes and continue to whip until heavy peaks form. Store in the refrigerator. 
  • For the hot chocolate, whisk together the cocoa, sugar, salt and milk in a saucepan over medium-low heat until cocoa and sugar are dissolved. Stir in vanilla.

Enjoy!

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