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In the cool winter months I love holding a warm cup of hot chocolate or Hot Cocoa like I like to call it. It keeps me warm and I just really enjoy the sweet taste of chocolate. Being dairy free now, I have found it really hard to find a non-dairy alternative milk to make a tasty Hot Cocoa…until now! This recipe has no refined sugars and I use 100% hot cocoa! yum!!
So, be sure to check out this coconut milk based Hot Cocoa recipe. Three simple ingredients that are good for your body.
did you know: According to the United States Department of Agriculture, a 101-g bar of dark chocolate with 70–85 percent cocoa solids provides:
- 604 calories.
- 7.87 g of protein.
- 43.06 g of fat.
- 46.36 g of carbohydrates.
- 11.00 g of dietary fiber.
- 24.23 g of sugar.
- 12.02 milligrams (mg) of iron.
- 230.00 mg of magnesium.
Like we needed another reason to love chocolate !
did you know: that 100% Pure Maple Syrup is an excellent source of manganese and a great source of riboflavin. 100% pure maple syrup is also a source of calcium, thiamin, potassium, and copper.
Coconut Milk Hot Cocoa -dairy free recipe
Enjoy this delicious and dairy free hot cocoa or hot chocolate recipe. No refined sugars and packed with flavor!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
100% Cocoa Powder
100% Maple Syrup
Pour 1 Cup of Coconut Milk into your small pot.
Turn on your stove to Medium high heat.
While the coconut milk comes to temp. Add 1 Tablespoon of Cocoa Powder.
Next, add 1 Tablespoon of Maple syrup and stir.
Allow milk to warm while you stir everything together for about 1 minute.
Pour Hot Cocoa into your favorite mug and enjoy!
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