Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa

Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa

This Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa is a healthier treat than the dairy variety. Who would have guessed that this decadent favorite could be health food? Cocoa has long been considered the enemy of self-appointed health experts. But over time, it's become clear that cocoa is delicious! This Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa is just one example of how indulgent treats can still pack some serious nutrition - and none of us are complaining about that!

How to Make Dairy-Free Haute Cocoa

  • Mix cocoa, honey, salt, and about two tablespoons of almond milk in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until cocoa and honey are well blended.
  • Whisk in the rest of the milk and heat it over medium heat, occasionally whisking, until hot. Don't overheat.
  • Stir in the vanilla or vanilla bean. Garnish with a cinnamon stick or lavender marshmallow.
  • Mix cocoa, honey, salt, and about two tablespoons of almond milk in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until cocoa and honey are well blended.
  • Whisk in the rest of the milk and heat it over medium heat, occasionally whisking, until hot. Don't overheat.
  • Stir in the vanilla or vanilla bean.
  • Garnish with a cinnamon stick or lavender marshmallow.
Dairy free hot cocoa, all of the pleasure, none of the guilt.

Make this cocoa recipe your own

We encourage you to play with our recipes and make them your own. I created this recipe, and I permit you to do what you wish with it. You may experiment with nut milk or cut back on an ingredient. It’s all good. Here are some suggestions:

I garnish my dairy-free hot chocolate with a sprinkle of cocoa and cinnamon. A touch of honey sweetens the almond milk and cocoa for a perfect early-morning or after-dinner treat. Try this superfood recipe with our California Almond and Cherry Blossom Honey.

Who would have guessed that this decadent favorite could be health food? This Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa is just one example of how indulgent treats can still pack some serious nutrition - and none of us are complaining about that! So, whip up this recipe the next time you need a cozy winter pick-me-up! You (and your taste buds) won't regret it. If you're looking for more healthy and delicious recipes, check out our dairy-free panna cotta recipe. It's a perfect treat to enjoy while curling up with a mug of hot cocoa!

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Dairy free hot cocoa, all of the pleasure, none of the guilt.