Mint chocolate is the most popular combination of chocolate and mint found all over the world. This cool refreshing combination is said to be found by Europeans. Since they didn’t like dark chocolate so the nuns experimented by mixing chocolate with various spices and out of all the combinations they found mint-chocolate combination the best. Confectioners Association listed February 19 as “Chocolate Mint Day.”
In 1951, a Girl Scout cookie introduced Thin Mints. A classier version of mint chocolate was introduced in 1962 by the name of “After Eight.” Even today it’s loved by people of every age.
You can make this irresistible homemade mint chocolate at home with this easy recipe.
For making mint chocolate at home you need:
Coconut oil (1 cup)
Cocoa powder (1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon)
Raw honey (1/4 teaspoon)
Vanilla essence (1/4 teaspoon)
Peppermints extract (3/4 teaspoons)
Dash of salt
Equipment you will need:
Melt about half of your coconut oil on low flame. While the coconut oil is melting, add the other half of your oil and all other ingredients to your blender. Add the melted coconut oil once it’s liquid. Blend until all ingredients are well mixed. Pour the chocolate mixture into molds. Put molds in the freezer until chocolates are firm, which generally takes about 20 or 30 minutes. When chocolates have assumed shape, pop them out of the molds and store in a container in the freezer.