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Peppermint Chocolate Sauce and Hot Chocolate

Peppermint Chocolate Sauce and Hot Chocolate

Who doesn’t love a great Chocolate Sauce? This sauce can be used to drizzle over desserts such as waffles, pavlova, stewed fruits and so much more. It is also great to use as the base for drinks like the Hot Chocolate you see here, or it can also be used to make Iced Chocolate. Simply Pour some of the sauce into a chilled glass. Two thirds fill the glass with cold milk, then mix lightly (the swirls fo chocolate look and taste great) and add a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Yum!!! You could also use it as the base for a Chocolate Martini, add some Baileys, chocolate liquor and vodka, shave some chocolate on top and it’s ready to go.

PEPPERMINT CHOCOLATE SAUCE

125 gm bittersweet chocolate

1/2 cup cream

1/2 cup milk

1 teaspoon honey

Peppermint Culinary Essential Oil

Grate chocolate, then combine all ingredients except Peppermint oil in a saucepan and heat gently, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat and add 1-2 drops Peppermint Culinary Essential Oil.Serve with Vanilla Ice Cream, drizzle over pavlova, figs or pears.

HOT CHOCOLATE

For a delicious Hot Chocolate, pour some Peppermint Chocolate Sauce into a mug. Two thirds fill with hot milk then mix. Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream , whipped cream or marshmallows.For a Mexican hit, add a toothpick swirl of Cinnamon Essential oil and mix through.