Peppermint Hot Chocolate

For a special treat for the kids after brunch, serve this drink garnished with whipped cream and mini candy canes.



2 (500 mL) cups milk
1 (15 mL) tbsp granulated sugar
2 oz (57 g) bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
1 – 1/2 oz (43 g) milk chocolate, finely chopped
1/4 tsp (1 mL) peppermint extract


In saucepan, bring milk, sugar and 1 cup (250 mL) water to boil over medium heat. Remove from heat.

Whisk in bittersweet chocolate and milk chocolates until melted. Stir in peppermint extract. (Make-ahead: Let cool; refrigerate in airtight container for up to 24 hours. Reheat to serve.)

Servings: 4

Nutritional Info

approx. per serving

  • cal208
  • pro6 g
  • total fat11 g
  • sat. fat7 g s
  • carb22 g
  • fibre2 g
  • chol12 mg
  • sodium59 mg
  • %RDI
  • calcium15%
  • iron6%
  • vit A6%
  • vit C
  • folate2%


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