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Candy Cane Dark Hot Cocoa

Candy Cane Hot Cocoa

Author: Judy - RecipesSimple.com
This homemade Candy Cane Hot Cocoa combines the rich flavor of chocolate and peppermint for a delicious holiday drink to enjoy during the holidays.
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 2


  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cups Peppermint creamer
  • 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract


  • Combine the heavy cream, peppermint creamer, milk, and salt in a medium saucepan.
  • Place the saucepan over medium heat.
  • Heat up the milk, stirring occasionally. Scrap the bottom of the pan with a rubber spatula so the milk doesn’t scorch. Bring it to a simmer.
  • Add the chocolate chips and whisk together until the chocolate has melted.
  • Add the peppermint extract and stir to combine.
  • Serve the hot chocolate warm and top with whipped cream and crushed candy canes. 
Keyword Candy Cane Hot Cocoa