Merry Christmas + Easy Peppermint Hot Cocoa

//Merry Christmas + Easy Peppermint Hot Cocoa

Merry Christmas + Easy Peppermint Hot Cocoa

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” {Insert Frank Sinatra voice here}

I want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and share this delicious + super simple recipe for one of my favorite holiday treats, Peppermint Hot Cocoa.

May you all be blessed beyond belief in the coming year!

Easy Peppermint Hot Cocoa + Fresh Whipped Cream

Serves 2

  • 2 cups milk (I use raw, full fat milk)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons raw cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon peppermint extract (I used Organics brand, you can also use a few drops of pure peppermint oil)
  • ½ cup heavy cream, preferably raw
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Beat heavy cream and honey with a hand mixer or stand mixer until soft peaks form. Cover and chill.

Whisk milk and honey in a saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; add cocoa powder and whisk until smooth. Whisk in peppermint.

Top with a dollop of whipped cream and enjoy!

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Oh so tasty. Sorry for the less-than-fancy photo! This was a real life photo.

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Shine bright my friends!

Justine

By | 2014-07-24T21:09:18+00:00 December 25th, 2013|Recipes|Comments Off on Merry Christmas + Easy Peppermint Hot Cocoa

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