Indulge in winter's warmth with Peppermint Twist Hot Chocolate. Rich cocoa and Smirnoff Peppermint Twist Vodka create a cozy blend, crowned with whipped cream and a festive candy cane- a sip of seasonal joy.
- 1 1/2 cups whole milk
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 2 tablespoons sugar (adjust to taste)
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 oz Smirnoff Peppermint Twist Hot Chocolate
- Whipped cream for topping
- Candy canes for garnish
- Prepare the Hot Chocolate Base: In a saucepan over medium heat, combine whole milk, heavy cream, chocolate chips, cocoa powder, sugar, and vanilla extract. Whisk continuously until the chocolate is fully melted and the mixture is smooth.
Simmer and Blend: Allow the hot chocolate to simmer for a few minutes, stirring occasionally. For an extra velvety texture, you can use an immersion blender to blend the mixture.
- Add Peppermint Twist Vodka: Once the hot chocolate is ready, remove it from heat and stir in Smirnoff Peppermint Twist Vodka. Adjust the amount to your liking.
- Serve: Pour the Peppermint Twist Hot Chocolate into mugs.
- Top with Whipped Cream: Add a generous dollop of whipped cream on top of each mug.
- Garnish with Candy Canes: Add a candy cane to the mug, hooking it over the edge of the mug for a festive touch.
- Enjoy the Cozy Sips: Serve immediately and enjoy the delightful warmth of Peppermint Twist Hot Chocolate, a perfect treat for the holiday season.