This article was published on December 7th, 2018
It’s winter time and the holiday season is upon us. Time to deck the halls, trim those trees, and really get into the spirit of Christmas. This is the season of carols, customs, friends, family, and plenty of parties. Whether you’re hosting one or attending one, having a good holiday drink recipe is always a good thing.
The Peppermint Paddy is the perfect adult beverage to celebrate all things festive and Christmassy. You can’t go wrong in December with a reinvented version of the hot chocolate. The Peppermint Paddy uses white hot chocolate, crème de menthe, brandy, and rum to create the ultimate pepperminty surprise—don’t forget the crushed peppermint candy and whipped cream on top!
Perfect for sitting around the fireplace, the Peppermint Paddy is a sweet, tasty, hot holiday drink for you to enjoy throughout the season.
What you’ll need:
- 1 oz brandy
- 1 oz white crème de menthe
- ½ oz dark rum
- 4 oz white hot chocolate
- Whipped cream
- Crushed peppermint candy
Combine the brandy, white crème de menthe, dark rum and hot chocolate in a heatproof mug and stir. Top with whipped cream and crushed peppermint candy.
Enjoy and drink responsibly.