Candy Cane Hot Chocolate - Quick and Easy Recipe

White Hot Chocolate with Whipped Cream and Candy Canes

  • Author: Louise
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x


What could be warmer and cosier than making your own, homemade white hot chocolate – get this simple, delicious recipe now, and enjoy on a cold day with your nearest and dearest.


  • 150g white chocolate, chopped (I used baking chocolate)
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 4 small candy canes
  • Instant whipped cream
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon peppermint essence


  1. In a medium saucepan, add the milk, chocolate and vanilla essence. Turn to medium heat and bring the milk slowly to a simmer and then a gentle boil.
  2. Stir until the chocolate has melted.
  3. Pour into cups and top with instant whipped cream and crushed candy cane.
  4. For a peppermint twist, add 1/4 teaspoon peppermint essence to each cup.
  5. Enjoy with a blankie, huddled up to a cracking fire. oh Yes!!!