Sweet Peppermint Cocoa
4 heaping teaspoons powdered cocoa mix
3 tablespoons milk
1 drop peppermint extract
1/2 candy cane, crushed
Spoon powdered cocoa mix into a sizable mug. Boil water in a teapot. When water has reached boil, pour into mug until mug is approximately three-quarters full. Discard additional water. Stir with spoon until powdered cocoa mix is completely
Add milk to cocoa. Add one drop peppermint extract; be very careful as peppermint extract is extremely potent and it is better to have too little than too much. Mix cocoa with spoon again.
Top with whipped cream and pieces of crushed candy cane.
Makes: 1 mug
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Chill Time: n/a
Cook Time: 3 minutes