The Ultimate Vegan Hot Chocolate

The Ultimate Vegan Hot Chocolate


Posted 9th March

If you want an authentic cocoa fix, then this is the drink for you! Plus, it's gluten free, dairy free and free from refined sugars!

Serves 2

Ingredients:

- 4 tablespoons of cocoa or cacao powder 

- 250ml of Paleo Foods Co 9% Almond Drink 

- 2 tbsp of date nectar (or coconut sugar, maple syrup)

- ½ tsp of ground cinnamon

- ¼ tsp of vanilla bean powder

- ¼ tsp of ground nutmeg

- 1 small pinch of ground cloves

- 1 small pinch of ground chilli or cayenne pepper (optional)

- ½ tsp of grated nutmeg

- Cocoa powder for dusting

 

Directions:

1. In a medium pot over a low heat, whisk together almond milk, cocoa powder and date nectar.

2. Then add the spice mix of cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, clove and chilli (optional). Bring to a low simmer.

3. Add a small amount of water as desired if you prefer a thinner consistency.

4. Taste and adjust sweeness as needed, adding more date nectar for increased sweetness or chilli for added kick!

5. Divide between 2 mugs and dust with grated nutmeg and a sprinkling of cocoa powder. Enjoy right away! 






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