Paleo Chocolate Frosting | Dairy Free Topping via Elana's Pantry. In a small saucepan over very low heat, melt 1 cup dark chocolate chips and 1/3 cup coconut oil. Stir in 1 tablespoon vanilla extract. Refrigerate frosting for 15-30 minutes to thicken. Whip frosting with a hand blender until thick & fluffy.