Hot Milk Chocolate with Peanut Butter Whipped Cream

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Peanut Butter Whipped Cream:

1 cup cold heavy cream

2 heaping tablespoons smooth peanut butter (not natural) 

Splash of pure vanilla extract

Hot Milk Chocolate:

2 cups half-and-half

2 cups whole milk 

3/4 cup good-quality milk chocolate chips 

1/4 cup good-quality semi-sweet chocolate chips 

Pinch of fine salt 

1/4 cup chopped chocolate-covered peanuts, for garnish 


  1. For the peanut butter whipped cream: Combine the cream, peanut butter and vanilla in a chilled bowl and whip until soft peaks form. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. For the hot milk chocolate: Combine the half-and-half and milk in a medium saucepan and bring to a simmer over low heat. Add the milk chocolate chips, semi-sweet chocolate chips and salt and whisk vigorously until smooth and frothy. Ladle into mugs and top with a large dollop of peanut butter whipped cream and a sprinkle of chocolate-covered peanuts.
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