Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Peppermint hot chocolate recipe

Cup of hot chocolate with whipped cream
Cup of hot chocolate with whipped cream (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Most people indulge in the cool, refreshing flavor of peppermint during the holidays. Good thing for us, we aren't limited in our enjoyment of it. The next time you are in the mood for a hot drink on a cold night, this will perk you right up!

  • 3 cups nonfat dried milk powder
  • 1 cup sugar sugar
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 7 cups water
  • whipped cream (garnish)
  • crushed candy canes (garnish)
In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. In a large saucepan, combine remaining ingredients and stir until thoroughly combined. Slowly whisk in dry ingredients and cook over medium heat until completely hot. Ladel into mugs, garnish with whipped cream and candy canes, serve hot.
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