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triple mint dark chocolate cocoa

Recipe details:

triple mint dark chocolate cocoa

what you need

  • 1 (8.5 ounce) bag DOVE Mint & Dark Chocolate Swirl Chocolates, unwrapped
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 4 envelopes Archer Farms Dark Chocolate Hot Cocoa Mix
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup crème de menthe or 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 8 candy canes or starlight mints, crushed

here's how

  1. Place chocolates and 1/2 cup boiling water in a medium saucepan. Whisk until smooth.
  2. Add cocoa mix and continue whisking while adding remaining boiling water in a steady stream. Whisk in milk, then heat over medium heat until steaming hot but not boiling. Keep hot over low heat.
  3. Whisk cream just until soft peaks form. Whisk crème de menthe into cocoa, then divide among 8 mugs. Top with cream and crushed mint candies and serve immediately.