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Peppermint Hot Chocolate Mousse

  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Easy and ultra decadent collide in this Peppermint Hot Chocolate Mousse. Vegan, paleo, only 5 ingredients, and holiday dessert perfect!


  • 6oz (180g) unsweetened chocolate
  • 200g pitted medjool dates ((approximately 1 cup packed))
  • 1 3/4 cup (420g) non-dairy mik ((I used almond))
  • 1 tsp Nielsen-Massey Pure Peppermint Extract
  • Optional: pinch of sea salt


  1. Roughly chop the unsweetened chocolate. Melt in the microwave or on the stovetop using a double boiler.
  2. In a high speed blender, combine the milk, dates, peppermint extract, and salt. Blend on high until very smooth.
  3. Slowly stream in the melted chocolate and continue blending until smooth.
  4. Transfer to cups or jars. Refrigerate overnight (or for at least 8 hours).
  5. Top with mini marshmallows (vegan or not) and a drizzle of melted chocolate. Enjoy!