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Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Course Beverage
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Adapted from Food Network

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate chopped
  • 3 drops peppermint oil
  • Sweetened whipped cream for garnish
  • Chopped candy cane for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, combine the cream, milk, sugar, and salt and heat over medium-low heat.
  2. When the cream mixture just begins to steam, add the chopped chocolate, and stir until melted.
  3. Stir in the peppermint oil.
  4. Divide the hot chocolate among mugs and top with whipped cream and chopped candy cane if desired.