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Coconut Hot Cocoa

Rated as 4.2 out of 5 Stars

"A warm, made-from-scratch treat! Cocoa leads to a bittersweet chocolate taste and the coconut milk adds a hint of richness."
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10 m servings 258
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 serving)


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  1. Stir coconut milk beverage, cocoa powder, sugar, vanilla extract, and cinnamon together in a saucepan over medium heat until cocoa and sugar are completely dissolved and mixture is heated through, 5 to 10 minutes. Pour hot cocoa into a mug.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • You can use any variety of milk (soy, rice, coconut, dairy).
  • If you are using an unsweetened milk base, add additional sugar to taste.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 258 calories; 9.5 49 2.1 0 12 Full nutrition

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This is one of those forehead slapping recipes that you go "why haven't I been doing this forever?". I never thought I could get a rich and creamy hot chocolate using alternatives to dairy milk....

The coconut milk I had on hand was plain and not vanilla flavored but worked well. If expecting a coconut flavor to your cocoa research your coconut milks first. The brand I had on hand has no c...

I used almond milk and did not use the sugar. Per another reviewer i cut the cocoa back also, glad i did as it was to me enough of a chocolate taste.A very pleasant drink on a cold day. Thank yo...

The cocoa was good. It wasn't bad at all.

I used the canned coconut milk (low fat version) that you find in the Asian cooking section of the grocery store. My husband said it was like drinking a Mounds bar! :) It was thick, creamy, a...