Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Minty Hot Chocolate

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 4
Flavor this homemade hot cocoa with peppermint extract, and serve it with a peppermint stick.



  1. Heat the milk, sugar, cocoa powder, chocolate and vanilla in a medium saucepan over medium heat, whisking occasionally until the sugar dissolves, the chocolate melts and the mixture is hot and steaming. Stir in the peppermint extract, adding the full amount for a stronger mint flavor. Divide between 4 mugs and serve with a spoonful of whipped cream and a peppermint stick.