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Peppermint Hot Chocolate

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This festive holiday drink is served with a peppermint stick.

  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, December 2006

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 quart milk
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips (3 ounces)
  • 7 peppermint sticks; 3 crushed (1/4 cup), 4 left whole
  • pinch of salt

Directions

  1. Place cocoa in a medium saucepan. Gradually whisk in milk until cocoa has dissolved. Add chocolate chips and crushed peppermint; simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until chocolate and peppermint have melted, 8 to 10 minutes.

  2. Bring to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Add salt. Ladle into mugs; serve each with a peppermint stick.

Reviews Add a comment

  • cookiesgalore
    23 DEC, 2008
    ....move plunger up and down until foamy frothy. Make sure it does not spew out of the pour spout though,careful.
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  • cookiesgalore
    23 DEC, 2008
    If you want frothy hot chocolate,here's a trick: Put hot chocolate in a french press coffee maker and move the plunger up
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  • cookiesgalore
    23 DEC, 2008
    If you want frothy hot chocolate,here's a trick: Put hot chocolate in a french press coffee maker and move the plunger up
    Reply
  • cookiesgalore
    23 DEC, 2008
    If you want frothy hot chocolate,here's a trick: Put hot chocolate in a french press coffee maker and move the plunger up
    Reply