Foodie Friday: Creamy Peppermint Hot Cocoa



It is the PERFECT time of year to enjoy a nice cup of hot cocoa… and it to make it a little more festive, why not add some peppermint?!  The peppermint makes a superb addition to hot cocoa… a recipe the whole family is sure to love this holiday season.


  • 3 1/2 cups of milk
  • 1/2 cup of heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup Hersheys cocoa
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup of hot water
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract


  1. Cook over medium heat. Whisk until combined. Be careful to not let it come to a bowl or your milk may scorch. Remove from heat and enjoy!

homemade whip cream tips

  • Freeze the bowl that you will be whipping in prior.
  • Add heavy cream, sugar and vanilla to taste.
  • Beat on high until soft peaks form.
  • Do not over whip ( or you may get butter instead ).

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