Dairy-Free Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

by | Updated: November 28th, 2017

Waiting for those cold winter nights to cozy up by the fire with a cup of warmth? No need to wait! Get in the spirit right now. This recipe takes hot chocolate to the next level by not only using white chocolate, but by adding peppermint to spice things up! Stir with a candy cane and top your cup with a few all-natural marshmallows for an extra touch of sweetness.

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Serves 2

1 cup full-fat coconut milk
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup SunFood organic cacao butter
1/8 tsp. vanilla powder
1/8 tsp. Frontier Co-Op organic vanilla extract 
2 Tbsp. light honey
1/2 tsp. Simply Organic peppermint flavor
Pinch salt


  1. In small saucepan over medium heat, add water, coconut milk, cacao butter, honey and salt. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil. (Make sure cacao butter is completely melted before removing.
  2. Pour mixture into high-speed blender. Add vanilla and peppermint flavor. Blend for 1 minute or until all ingredients are incorporated and frothy. Pour into mugs and serve immediately.

Note: If you don’t have vanilla powder, you can use 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract.