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5 from 16 votes

My Favorite Hot Chocolate

This is hands down My Favorite Hot Chocolate... It's easy to make, milk-free and is creamy, satisfying and not too sweet.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Calories: 158kcal
Author: Paige

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Almond Milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Cocoa Powder, unsweetened
  • 2 tablespoons Coconut Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 1/8 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Whipped Cream, for serving
  • Shaved Chocolate for garnish, optional

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan, add the almond and turn the burner on medium high heat.
  • Add the cocoa powder, coconut sugar, cinnamon and sea salt
  • Whisk the ingredients together to combine, continuing to heat on medium high the mixture heats through. It'll be smooth and a bit frothy.
  • Remove from heat and add the vanilla extract, whisk to combine.
    Pour into a mug and add whipped cream or marshmallows and shaved chocolate, if you like.

Notes

  • Use plain, vanilla or toasted coconut almond milk. 
  • Regular milk is fine to use too. 
  • Add more coconut sugar if you like it sweeter, just start with adding 1/2 teaspoon at a time to taste. 
  • I use a non-dairy natural whipped topping that's usually available in the freezer section of well-stocked grocery stores. 

Nutrition

Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 829mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 17g | Calcium: 450mg | Iron: 1mg