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Peppermint Hot Chocolate Recipe
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Peppermint Hot Chocolate Recipe

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More than a hint of cool mint makes this delicious sipper a special switch from traditional hot chocolate. Besides the rich beverage that's quick to fix, a dollop of whipped cream with crushed candy tops each mug lusciously. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 8 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 8 spearmint or peppermint candies, crushed
  • Additional crushed peppermint candies, optional

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 402 calories, 26 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 124 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 8 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, heat milk over medium heat until steaming. Add chocolate; whisk until smooth. Stir in peppermint extract.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream until stiff peaks form. Fold in the crushed candies. Ladle hot chocolate into mugs; dollop with whipped cream. Sprinkle with additional candies if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Peppermint Hot Chocolate in Country Woman July/August 2001, p19

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 402 calories, 26 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 124 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 8 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 3, 2015

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