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The Truly Skinny Peppermint Mocha
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

Peppermint and cocoa powder were meant for each other in my Truly Skinny Peppermint Mocha, a healthy take on your local coffee shop's seasonal favorite.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Dessert
Servings: 2
Calories: 114 kcal
Author: Olivia Crouppen
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (8floz/225ml) freshly brewed coffee
  • 1 cup (8floz/225ml) coconut milk, or any other non-dairy milk
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup (2oz/57g) Lakanto Sugar*, or Swerve
  • 2 tablespoons Lakanto Maple Syrup*, regular maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil*, ghee, or MCT oil OPTIONAL
  • coconut whipped cream, for topping
  • fresh mint, for garnish
Instructions
  1. Simmer the coconut milk over medium heat until hot.

  2. Carefully add the hot coconut milk, fresh coffee, cocoa powder, Lakanto sugar*, Lakanto maple syrup* and peppermint extract to a blender — or whisk vigorously by hand. Blend or whisk until the drink is rich and frothy.

  3. Pour the peppermint mocha into 2 mugs and top with optional coconut whipped cream and mint. 

  4. Enjoy while hot. Keep in an airtight container in the fridge for 1-2 days then re-heat to serve. 

Recipe Notes

*You can replace the sugar substitutes in this recipe with regular sugar, but it will no longer be sugar-free.

Nutrition Facts
The Truly Skinny Peppermint Mocha
Amount Per Serving (8 oz, roughly)
Calories 114 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 58mg3%
Potassium 123mg4%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 6g25%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 250IU5%
Calcium 230mg23%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.