4 - 6 servings
A decadent drink for when you need to feel warm and comforted, this unreal hot chocolate is creamy, smooth and oh-so-good.
Peanut Butter Whipped Cream
cup cold heavy cream
heaping Tbsp smooth peanut butter (not natural)
Splash of pure vanilla extract
Hot Milk Chocolate
cups whole milk
cup good-quality milk chocolate chips
cup good-quality semi-sweet chocolate chips
pinch fine salt
cup chopped chocolate-covered peanuts, for garnish
Combine the cream, peanut butter and vanilla in a chilled bowl and whip until soft peaks form. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
Combine the half-and-half and milk in a medium saucepan and bring to a simmer over low heat. Add the milk chocolate chips, semi-sweet chocolate chips and salt and whisk vigorously until smooth and frothy. Ladle into mugs and top with a large dollop of peanut butter whipped cream and a sprinkle of chocolate-covered peanuts.