Holiday Peppermint Mocha Recipe

Holiday Peppermint Mocha Recipe
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Holiday Peppermint Mocha Recipe

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Make spirits bright with a minty mocha to share under the mistletoe or around the piano. I’ve also stirred in coffee liqueur instead of peppermint. —Lauren Brien-Wooster, South Lake Tahoe, California
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups 2% milk
  • 8 packets instant hot cocoa mix
  • 1-1/2 cups brewed espresso or double-strength dark roast coffee
  • 3/4 cup peppermint schnapps liqueur or 1 teaspoon peppermint extract plus 3/4 cup additional brewed espresso
  • Whipped cream, optional

Directions

In a large saucepan, heat milk over medium heat until bubbles form around sides of pan. Add cocoa mix; whisk until blended. Add espresso and heat through.
Remove from heat; stir in liqueur. If desired, serve with whipped cream. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Holiday Peppermint Mocha in Simple & Delicious December/January 2015

  • 4 cups 2% milk
  • 8 packets instant hot cocoa mix
  • 1-1/2 cups brewed espresso or double-strength dark roast coffee
  • 3/4 cup peppermint schnapps liqueur or 1 teaspoon peppermint extract plus 3/4 cup additional brewed espresso
  • Whipped cream, optional
  1. In a large saucepan, heat milk over medium heat until bubbles form around sides of pan. Add cocoa mix; whisk until blended. Add espresso and heat through.
  2. Remove from heat; stir in liqueur. If desired, serve with whipped cream. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Holiday Peppermint Mocha in Simple & Delicious December/January 2015

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