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Vegan Hot Chocolate Recipe

Heat Things Up With Vegan Hot Cocoa


Whether you're lactose-intolerant, vegan, or cutting back on dairy, here's a hot chocolate that everyone can enjoy. The recipe is simple to put together, and the added cinnamon brings a new depth of flavor to the nostalgic beverage.

Keep reading for this dairy-free hot cocoa recipe.

Hot Cocoa With Almond Milk

Hot Cocoa With Almond Milk

Notes

Since there is no added sugar in the recipe, then, if needed, feel free to add a touch of stevia or agave nectar to sweeten.

Vegan Hot Chocolate Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 4 cups unsweetened almond milk
  2. 2 cinnamon sticks, split lengthwise
  3. 1/4 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder
  4. 2 ounces dark chocolate (preferably at least 70 percent cacao), finely chopped

Directions

  1. Bring milk and cinnamon sticks to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove cinnamon sticks, rinse, and reserve.
  2. Whisk in cocoa and chocolate vigorously until mixture is foamy, 1 to 2 minutes. Divide among mugs. Garnish with cinnamon sticks.

Serves 4.

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