Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 15 min
  • Serving: 2 Servings

If you enjoy the cool and creamy taste of classic peppermint patties, then this is the beverage for you. Garnish with a peppermint stick for some added festive flair.


  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 6 peppermint candies, crushed (about 4 teaspoons)
  • 5 ounces good-quality milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • Candy canes to garnish


  1. Place the milk, cream and candies into a saucepan over medium heat and heat the mixture until gently simmering. Cook for 4 minutes, whisking occasionally, and then add the chopped chocolate.
  2. Whisk the mixture until the chocolate and candies have completely melted and then pour into 2 mugs.
  3. Serve immediately garnished with candy canes.

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