2 shots espresso or strong coffee
1 cup milk
a few drops of peppermint extract or 1 tablespoon creme de menthe or 1 tablespoon peppermint schnapps
whipped cream for garnish
1 candy cane
Brew coffee. Add milk to a cup to steam on espresso machine, or to a saucepan to heat on the stove-top, or heat in a coffee mug in the microwave.
Add espresso and milk to a coffee mug. Add peppermint extract. Top with whipped cream if desired an add a candy cane.