Four simple ingredients is all you need to make yourself a mug of hot dairy-free, rich vegan peppermint hot chocolate. A nice, sweet warm up for chilly days!
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One of my favourite hot drinks to warm up with on a cold day or during the holidays is hot chocolate. If I had to choose between regular hot chocolate and this recipe for decadent vegan peppermint hot chocolate, this one would win every time (although, I do love regular hot chocolate, too!).
The thing that makes this peppermint hot chocolate “rich” is the use of coconut milk. Sure, you can skip the coconut milk and use non-dairy milk in its place and it would still be fine, but it won’t be as creamy and slightly thicker than the regular stuff.
If you’re going to treat yourself, go all out and use the coconut milk. You’ll be glad you did.
And of course, you don’t need to top off with coconut whip, but if you have some around, I recommend using it (here’s how to make your own coconut whip!). It will take your peppermint hot chocolate over the top and truly earn having the words “rich and creamy” used to describe it.
After you make your vegan peppermint hot chocolate, sit back, relax, and enjoy it with one of the following:
And if you like chocolate mint as much as I do, I think you’ll also like these recipes:
- Vegan Peppermint Patties
- Dark Chocolate Mint Truffles
- Dark Chocolate Mint Avocado Pudding
- Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Mint Doughnuts
How to Make Vegan Peppermint Hot Chocolate