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coconut hot chocolate healthy recipe
Coconut Hot Chocolate
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
7 mins

Hot chocolate made with coconut milk. Creamy and feels decadent but it isn't!

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: International
Servings: 1 serving
Author: Precious Nkeih
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey - increase as needed
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
To make in microwave
  1. Put cocoa powder and honey in a mug. Add in two tablespoons of water and microwave on high for 30 seconds. Mix to ensure that all ingredients are incorporated. 

  2. Add in coconut milk and vanilla and microwave for 1-2 minutes. Stir well and enjoy.

To make in pot
  1. Combine 2 tablespoons of water and hot cocoa in a pot and whisk together until smooth. Add in the honey, vanilla and coconut milk then mix together until well-incorporated. Bring to a simmer then pour into a mug and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

Instead of honey, you could sweeten this hot chocolate with raw sugar, coconut sugar or real maple syrup.