Peppermint Blitz Hot Chocolate

November 7, 2013 

Peppermint Blitz Hot Chocolate

(Family Features) When it comes to celebrations, there’s no season quite like the holiday season. At your next holiday gathering offer this rich, thick hot chocolate garnished with frosty snowmen, peppermint curls or chocolate candy-coated marshmallows. It’s a sure bet for pleasing a crowd. For more holiday recipe and decorating ideas, visit

  • 1 quart (4 cups) milk
  • 1 cup (about 6 ounces) Wilton Dark Cocoa Candy Melts, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 3 ounces chocolate liqueur (optional)
  • 1 ounce peppermint liqueur (optional)

  • In a large pot over medium-low flame, heat milk and Candy Melts, whisking frequently, until boiling. Remove from heat. Stir in extracts and liqueurs, if using. Garnish with peppermint sticks or curls or snowman decorations and serve immediately. Serves 4
    Source: Wilton Enterprises

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