If you are going to make hot chocolate this season then take a break from the regular stuff and make this decadent treat. The hook? It is peanut butter and hot chocolate swirled together, so it actually tastes like a peanut butter cup candy. You won’t believe how amazing it is, and don’t forget to add the whipped cream with chocolate shavings on top!
Peanut Butter Cup Hot Chocolate
How do you make hot chocolate MORE delicious? Just add peanut butter.
- granulated sugar: ¼ cup
- cocoa powder: ¼ cup
- water: ¼ cup
- whole milk: 3 cups
- creamy peanut butter: 4 tablespoons
- finely chopped bittersweet chocolate, plus a little extra for shavings: 2 ounces
- whipped cream: for topping
Step 1: Add the sugar and cocoa powder to a saucepan and whisk so it isn’t lumpy.
Step 2: Turn on the heat to medium-high, pour in the water and the milk, and heat well until simmering.
Step 3: Stir in the peanut butter and chocolate until smooth.
Step 4: Then, use an immersion blender if you have one, or pour into a regular blender and blend until smooth. Serve with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
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