1/2 cup Dark Chocolate Dreams
1/2 cup cup heavy whipping cream
3 cups milk
2 Tablespoons of your favorite powdered hot chocolate mix
3 Tablespoons sugar
splash of peppermint extract
1 1/2 cups ice
crushed candy canes for garnish
whipping cream for garnish
Scoop the Dark Chocolate Dreams into a microwave safe bowl. Melt for 20 seconds. Sit and add in 1/4 cup milk and heat for another 20 seconds. If necessary continue heating in 10 second increments until all melted. Add your favorite hot chocolate mix and sugar and stir. Slowly add in your whipping cream and your splash of peppermint extract and let cool to room temperature. Add as much or as little peppermint as your would like. You can also just add crushed peppermints in the shake too if you don't have extract. In a blender add ice, chocolate mixture and the remaining 2 3/4 cup milk. You can add crushed peppermints here if you would like. Blend up! Top with whipping cream and crushed peppermint candy canes and serve immediently.
*Disclosure: this is a sponsored post by Peanut Butter & Co. however recipe and thoughts are my own.