Spiked Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Rich, creamy hot chocolate made with real chocolate, vanilla extract and peppermint oil, and a healthy glug of peppermint schnapps. Cheers!
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
(semisweet, milk, dark.. up to you! White might even work!)
dash vanilla extract
dash peppermint oil
shot peppermint schnapps
(optional.. but heartily recommended)
crushed peppermint candies or candy canes
, optional, for garnish
Combine half-and-half and milk in a small saucepan over medium heat and heat 'til warm. Stir in chocolate chips and whisk until melted and totally smooth. Add in a dash of vanilla extract and peppermint oil, then taste. When satisfied with your extract balance, stir in peppermint schnapps, top with whipped cream and crushed candy canes, and serve.