Mint chocolate cocoa
The addition to mint (real or in schnapps form) is a nod to a warmer location while warming up in the cold winter months.
I used a sugar substitute to save calories, amount to sub will be listed on package
torn in half or bruised
I used coconut (which makes it vegan), use any style you prefer
for an adult treat
Put all ingredients except milk (and any optional items) into a sauce pan and mix. Slowly add milk while stirring to make sure there are no clumps.
Heat over medium, stirring, until hot.
Take out mint leaves. Pour the hot chocolate into a mug and add any optional ingredients, if using.