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Peppermint Hot Cocoa Spread {Dairy Free and Vegan}

This Peppermint Hot Cocoa Spread is creamy, rich and surprisingly healthy chocolate dip. It makes the perfect spread for your morning toast or dip for fruit and crackers.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword dairy free hot chocolate, dark chocolate, frozen hot chocolate, homemade nutella, hot chocolate, hot cocoa, mint chocolate, mint chocolate chip, vegan hot chocolate, vegan nutella
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 1


  • 1 cup soaked cashews soak 1 hour or overnight
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips I recommend Enjoy Life brand
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk/coconut cream
  • 3/4 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp cocoa powder
  • 3 tbs maple syrup Tip: Make sure this is pure maple syrup and not pancake syrup


  • Drain and rinse the soaked cashews.
  • Put chocolate chips and coconut milk/cream into a microwave safe bowl. Microwave 30 seconds to a minute until the chocolate chips are fully melted. Stir together so that it's a smooth, cohesive consistency.
  • Add all ingredients to a blender. Blend a couple minutes until completely smooth. Refrigerate at least an hour before serving. Enjoy! Note: The dip may be a bit thin when it comes out of the blender, but the refrigeration should firm it right up : )


  • I highly recommend Enjoy Life brand allergy free dark chocolate chips. They are completely dairy free and taste delicious!
  • I don't like super sweet desserts, but if you want this a little sweeter, add extra maple syrup 1 tsp at a time.