Vegan Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Sticks
Make your own homemade vegan hot chocolate with simple natural ingredients. This simple 5 minute and 5 ingredient recipe will become a staple in your kitchen this winter.
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 tbsp cocoa powder
- 1 tbsp coconut sugar
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup vegan chocolate chips
Combine all ingredients (almond milk, chocolate chips, cocoa powder, coconut sugar, and vanilla or peppermint extract) in a small saucepan.
Heat on medium heat. Allow a minute to warm. Whisk until chocolate chips melt and combine completely with the almond milk. Heat to desired temperature.
Pour hot chocolate into two small mugs. Top with whipped coconut cream, and candy cane shavings. Use a candy can as a stirrer to make this an extra special holiday treat!
- Use good quality vegan chocolate chips. This will create a rich, thick and creamy texture.
- Use plain unsweetened almond milk. This way you'll have control over the flavor.