Alpine Mint Hot Chocolate

Alpine Mint Hot Chocolate

You'll warm right up with this minty white chocolate drink.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

10

servings

1
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons powdered sugar
1
tablespoon unsweetened baking cocoa
1/4
teaspoon peppermint extract
6
cups milk
3
cups white vanilla baking chips
1/2
teaspoon peppermint extract
Candy cane or crushed hard peppermint candy, if desired
  1. In chilled small bowl, mix whipping cream, powdered sugar, cocoa and 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  2. In 2-quart saucepan, heat milk just to simmering over medium-low heat - do not boil. Reduce heat to low. Add baking chips; stir constantly with wire whisk until melted and smooth. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract.
  3. Pour hot chocolate into cups or mugs. Top each serving with whipped cream. Garnish with candy cane for stirring, or sprinkle with crushed candies.
Makes 10 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
Melt white vanilla baking chips carefully. They burn easily, so be sure to cook over low heat, and stir constantly.
Variation
Use 1/3 cup peppermint schnapps for the 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract in the hot chocolate to make a delicious adult drink.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 500
    • (Calories from Fat 260),
  • Total Fat 29g
    • (Saturated Fat 20g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 210mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 51g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 51g),
  • Protein 10g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 1 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 5 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.