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Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate

On a chilly fall day, nothing beats curling up with a cup of hot chocolate and a good book. This dairy-free take on hot chocolate is like a warm hug in a mug. Enjoy!

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Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate

Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 Serving


  • cups unsweetened almond or coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar coconut sugar, or honey
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon dairy-free chocolate chips
  • 1 cinnamon stick


  • Heat the almond milk in a small pot over medium heat until it starts to steam. Whisk in the sweetener, cocoa powder, and chocolate chips. Reduce heat to low and whisk often until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is hot. (Do not let it simmer or boil.) Pour into a mug and add the cinnamon stick.


If you need this recipe to be soy-free, choose chocolate chips free of soy lecithin (such as Enjoy Life brand).

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