Looking for an easy way to serve dessert for the holidays, this dessert board is a fun and festive idea! My board has mugs of steamy oat milk hot chocolate (recipe below) and mini marshmallows, as well as an assortment of delicious cookies and pastries. I used the Oatly brand of oat milk which makes a very creamy hot chocolate. You can add sugar, vanilla extract and cinnamon, if you please. My hot chocolate had nothing added to it except a dollop of homemade whipped cream (recipe below). Easy to assemble and a beautiful presentation. Happy Holidays!
Hot Chocolate: In a small saucepan over medium heat, whisk together the oat milk, cocoa powder, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon, if using. Heat, stirring occasionally until the mixture is barely simmering, about 3 minutes—don’t let it come to a boil. Pour the hot cocoa into mugs.
Whipped Cream: Combine the heavy cream, sugar and vanilla extract in a large bowl. Whip the cream with a whisk or an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Top the hot chocolate with a dollop of whipped cream. The whipped cream can be refrigerated for up to 6 hours.