Peppermint Mocha

paleo peppermint mocha

The first thing I thought when I took my first sip of this drink was that I was drinking hot pudding. Using full fat coconut milk in this recipe makes this thick, rich and filling as heck. I think I might try this again at the dawn of winter and add whiskey to make it a hipster party. You can always just use homemade coconut milk or skim the fat from the canned coconut milk (don’t throw the deliciousness away – make frosting with it) to thin it to your taste. I would not add water to this as it will dilute the coffee chocolate mint deliciousness that this is.

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Peppermint Mocha
Author: Kelly Bejelly @ A Girl Worth Saving
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 1 min
Total time: 6 mins
Serves: 4

One 13.5 can of full fat coconut milk
1 cup strong coffee
1/2 tsp peppermint oil
3 tbsp raw cacao powder
3 tbsp maple syrup


In a pan over medium high heat bring the coconut milk to a boil.
Place this and all the ingredients in a blender and blend for 30 seconds.

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