Alcoholic Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Love a good, creamy spiked hot chocolate? This homemade creamy vodka spiked peppermint hot chocolate is just the recipe you need! Made as a homemade hot chocolate, you have to try it!

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Simple Syrup – 1/2 cup water – 1/2 cup Granulated sugar Hot Cocoa – 3 oz Peppermint Schnapps – 3 oz Chocolate Liqueur – 5 tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa – 1 cup milk – 3 tbsp sugar – 1/2 cup crushed peppermint


Make simple syrup by dissolving sugar in water over medium heat. Allow to cool and pour into a glass jar.

Step #1

Dip the rims of the mugs into the simple syrup and then into the crushed candy canes. Set mugs aside

Step #2

Add milk, cocoa and sugar to a saucepan over medium heat. Stir until cocoa and sugar are dissolved, and the mixture is warm.

Step #3

Add peppermint schnapps & chocolate liqueur.

Step #4

Pour into mugs. Garnish with whipped cream, and sprinkle with crushed candy canes.

Step #5