Gourmet Peppermint Hot Cocoa

This gourmet peppermint hot cocoa is the perfect treat for a cozy night this holiday season. The rich cocoa with cool peppermint makes for a decadent dessert perfect for a relaxing evening or holiday extravaganza.

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Gourmet Peppermint Hot Cocoa

Gourmet Peppermint Hot Cocoa
Recipe Type: Beverage
Author: Foodieaholic
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened quality cocoa powder (Dutch processed)
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • ½ teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Pure Peppermint Extract
  • ¼ teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Pure Chocolate Extract
Instructions
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine cocoa powder, sugar and salt. Place over medium-low heat and gradually whisk in milk and half-and-half until combined.
  2. Stirring occasionally, heat to desired temperature, being careful not to let the mixture boil.
  3. Stir in pure vanilla, peppermint and chocolate extracts.
  4. For an extra blast of peppermint, drop a peppermint candy in the bottom of each mug before serving.

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Special thanks to Nielsen-Massey for sharing this festive recipe!

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