How to Make Jacques' Candy Cane Hot Chocolate!

Oct 10, 2019

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Candy Cane and Hot Chocolate all in one? It's like having Christmas in a cup! Learn how to make this delicious drink with only 4 short steps to complete your holiday season. 



2-3 cups whole milk (depending on desired thickness)
1/2 cup milk powder
1 tsp cornstarch

1 peppermint candy
1 cup 60% dark chocolate, in discs or coarsely chopped
whipped cream (optional)


1. Bring milk to a boil in a medium saucepot over medium-high heat. Mix the peppermint candy into the milk as it boils, allowing the candy to melt

2. Lower the heat to medium then add the chocolate, whisking vigorously until the chocolate is completely melted.

3. Add the milk powder and cornstarch, still whisking, until everything is dissolved and the mixture is smooth and thick.

4. To serve, divide the hot chocolate among four mugs or glasses, then garnish each with a large dollop of whipped cream.

Need something to snack on while you enjoy your Candy Cane Hot Chocolate? Here are some of Jacques' treats that pair well with this yummy drink:

 Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies Chocolate Chip Cookies Pretzel Mint Bark Guilt Free Cookies