Red Velvet Hot Chocolate with Cream Cheese Whipped

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate with Cream Cheese Whipped Cream

Directions:                   

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine milk, 2 cups heavy cream, vinegar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, sugar and cocoa powder. 
  2. Simmer over medium heat, whisking until smooth. Add red food coloring and salt and heat through.
  3. Using a mixer, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  4. Slowly beat in remaining vanilla and remaining heavy cream for about 3 minutes until stiff peaks form.
  5. Pour hot chocolate into glass and top with whipped cream. Garnish with candy canes or desired holiday candies.

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Alyssa, ALDI Test Kitchen