Peppermint Hot Cocoa

I absolutely love cozying up under a warm, fuzzy blanket on a cold, snowy day with some hot cocoa during Christmastime. This is a one cup peppermint hot cocoa, so perfect for just an individual, or you can easily double or triple the recipe to make it for more people!

MAKES [1 cup]

•1 cup whole milk

•1/2 candy cane, reserving the rest for decoration

•2 tablespoons cocoa powder

•2 tablespoon granulated sugar

•1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

•Whipped Cream


1.) Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan, and bring to a simmer over medium heat, whisking constantly. The cocoa powder will take a while to mix in but it will get there!

2.) Make sure the candy cane is fully melted before turning off the heat. Pour into a prepared mug and top with whipped cream . Crush the remaining half of the candy cane and sprinkle on top of the whipped cream. Enjoy hot!

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