Frosted Peppermint Hot Chocolate Delight

This delightful cocktail is a warm and indulgent treat perfect for the holiday season. The creamy richness of homemade hot chocolate is elevated with a hint of crushed peppermint and a generous pour of Pinnacle(r) Whipped Vodka. Topped with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of peppermint candies, this Peppermint & Whipped Vodka Hot Chocolate recipe is a festive and delicious way to celebrate.

Frosted Peppermint Hot Chocolate Delight

Indulge in the Frosted Peppermint Hot Chocolate Delight, a festive holiday cocktail made with whipped vodka, crushed peppermint, and homemade hot chocolate.

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  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon crushed peppermint candies or candy canes
  • 1/4 cup Pinnacle(r) Whipped Vodka
  • Optional garnishes: whipped cream, crushed peppermint, chocolate curls


  1. In a saucepan, whisk together 1/2 cup of milk, sugar, cocoa powder, and salt until smooth.
  2. Whisk in the remaining 1/2 cup of milk until fully combined.
  3. Heat the mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar is dissolved.
  4. Stir in the crushed peppermint and continue stirring constantly until the candies have dissolved and the mixture is very hot but not boiling.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in Pinnacle(r) Whipped Vodka.
  6. Pour into a mug and garnish with whipped cream and additional crushed peppermint, if desired.
  7. Enjoy the indulgent Frosted Peppermint Hot Chocolate Delight!