Chocolate Mint

jude31(6 E Tn)May 5, 2009

I just purchased some chocolate mint for a hanging basket because I thought it was so pretty. Now I'm wondering if you can use it for culinary purposes and if so does anyone have suggestions?

Thanks,

Jude

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catman529(6b)

Use it like regular peppermint, in tea, etc...I like eating it plain. Tastes like peppermint, but with a hint of the Andes chocolate mint flavor.

Chocolate mint is just a specific cultivar of peppermint.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2009 at 5:17PM
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Daisyduckworth(Aust)

There's plenty about chocolate mint if you do a search on this forum.

Here is a link that might be useful: chocolate mint

    Bookmark   May 5, 2009 at 6:12PM
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joannaw

I love using it to make fresh mint ice cream. Very tasty!

    Bookmark   May 5, 2009 at 9:07PM
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skoenlaper(z9 AZ)

My uncle who is a chef made the best raspberry chocolate-mint pie and used no chocolate. By adding the chocolate mint to his raspberry pie recipe. It was amazing!

    Bookmark   May 5, 2009 at 9:23PM
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