Candy Cane Hot Cocoa – A Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Serving 4 people

10 min


  • candy cane crushed candy cane for garnish
  • candy canes 4 candy canes to use as stir sticks
  • dark chocolate 4 candy canes, crushed
  • milk 3 oz. dark chocolate (or ½ cup dark chocolate chips)
  • whipped cream 4 cups milk
  • whipped cream
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How to make it

  1. Add milk, crushed candy canes, and chocolate to a medium sauce pan.Cook over a medium flame, whisking occasionally as the candy canes and chocolate melt.As the candy and chocolate melt, whisk more vigorously to incorporate ingredients.Do not let the milk boil as that will cause it to form a skin.Divide the hot cocoa between 4 cups; top with whipped cream and crushed candy canes.
  2. Add a candy cane stirring stick.