This was an after school snack in the dead of winter in New York. We could smell the peppermint When we came home from school and felt the warm hot chocolate roll down to your stomach.
Peppermint Hot Chocolate Recipe
1 cup of hot water
5 cups of milk
1/2 cup of cocoa powder
1/2 cup white sugar
2-4 Tablespoons of peppermint syrup ( depending on taste)
Candy canes or sticks
Take a large pan and put the hot water, sugar, cocoa in it. Bring it to a gentle boil and stir continuously. Put the mixture in a Crockpot and add the milk and the peppermint syrup. Then heat it and keep stirring occasionally for around 2 hours until it is hot. Pour into cups, top it off with whip cream, red sprinkles and candy cane or sticks.