spiced hot chocolate
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Spiced Hot Chocolate

The best hot chocolate ever!

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spiced hot chocolate

Spiced Hot Chocolate

The best hot chocolate ever!
Course: Drinks
Keyword: dairy free, hot chocolate, non-dairy, plant-based
Author: Gaz Oakley


  • 4 cups (1 liter) non-dairy milk
  • 4 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3.5 ounces (100g) dairy-free chocolate, grated

To serve:

  • 2 teaspoons cacao powder
  • Vegan marshmallows (optional)


  • Heat all the ingredients for the hot chocolate (except the grated chocolate) together in a saucepan until it reaches a light simmer, then add the chocolate. Whisk until the chocolate has melted - don't let it boil.
  • Serve your hot chocolate in mugs, topped with a sprinkle of cacao powder and vegan marshmallows, if you like.


Excerpted from Vegan Christmas: Over 70 Amazing Recipes for the Festive Season © 2018 By Gaz Oakley. Published By Quadrille.
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