1/4 cup of chocolate chips or chopped dark chocolate bits
1 cup of milk
1/2 cup of coffee
dash of sugar or other sweetener (optional)
Put chocolate and milk in a mug (or Pyrex cup) and microwave for 2 minutes. Stir milk and chocolate together until it melts. Brew a cup of strong coffee.
Pour chocolate mixture into coffee, slowing adding little bits of the chocolate mixture until the mocha is of desired taste and consistency. Add a dash of sugar or other sweetener to taste.
Peppermint Hot Chocolate
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup water 3 1/2 cups milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 4 peppermint candy canes
Using a small saucepan cooking on medium heat, add the cocoa, sugar, cinnamon, salt, and water. Cook until the mixture is smooth, about 5 minutes. Pour in milk and reduce heat to simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in vanilla and almond extracts. Whip the hot chocolate until it becomes foamy. Pour into a mug and add the candy cane.