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Healthy Peppermint Hot Cocoa

What a treat to enjoy a mug of this quick-to-fix hot peppermint cocoa morning, noon and night.

It’s bursting with flavor and soothes the soul. For some added goodness, top it with freshly shaved chocolate and sip on it for dessert with Homemade Whipped Cream. Ohhhh, so good!

 

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Healthy Peppermint Hot Cocoa


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What a treat to enjoy a mug of this quick-to-fix hot peppermint cocoa morning, noon or night. It’s bursting with flavor and soothes the soul. For some added goodness, top it with freshly shaved chocolate, Ohhhh, so good!


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons cacao powder
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 23 drops peppermint extract (to taste)

Optional Toppings


Instructions

  1. In a large mug, add ¼ cup of milk and cacao powder. Stir vigorously, so cacao mixes into milk.
  2. Heat for 15-30 seconds in the microwave, until milk is warm. Stir again until milk and cacao are completely combined. Add remaining ¾ cup milk and honey, stir.
  3. Heat in microwave until drink reaches desired temperature, about 1 minute. Remove from microwave, add peppermint extract, stir.
  4. Optional: Top with a small amount of Homemade Whipped Cream or freshly shaved chocolate from your favorite chocolate bar. Enjoy!!

Notes

Dairy-free: Replace cow’s milk with almond milk.

We recommend organic ingredients when feasible.

Always check for FfL-friendly ingredients.

  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Category: Recipes
  • Method: Too Easy
TAGS: Holiday

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