Nothing welcomes winter like the combination of chocolate and peppermint. Using our genuine Crushed Peppermint leaves steeped in in an agave-sweetened simple syrup, is a more natural and less sugary alternative.

Prep time: 0 min

Cook time: 15 min

Total time: 15 min

Peppermint Hot Cocoa
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes 1 to 2 servings


  1. Bring water, crushed peppermint and agave nectar to a boil in small saucepan. Remove from heat, and let steep for at least 5 minutes. Strain through fine mesh strainer into medium saucepan and discard solids.

  2. Add cocoa powder and milk to mint syrup, and place saucepan over medium heat. Stir constantly until cocoa develops smooth texture.

  3. Serve immediately, topped with whipped cream or marshmallows and dusting of cocoa powder.