Homemade Hot Chocolate

Homemade Hot Chocolate

Sure, you can buy hot chocolate in a packet or tub. But, if you want to be really fancy, have a go at your own!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Drinks
Keyword: chocolate, drinks
Servings: 1 mug


  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 0.75 cup coconut milk (almond milk works well too)
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar (stevia or maple syrup works too)
  • 1 square dark chocolate
  • 1 tbsp mini marshmallows
  • 1 tbsp whipped or squirty cream
  • OPTIONAL: 0.5 tsp cinnamon, 1 drop peppermint oil or 2 drops vanilla essence


  • Warm the milk in a small saucepan.
  • Add cocoa, sugar and dark chocolate. Stir until thoroughly mixed and chocolate has melted.
  • Add any other optional ingredients from above.
  • Pour carefully into  a large mug and top with cream and marshmallows.


Note, that you can buy both vegan marshmallows and cream from ASDA, Tesco and Holland and Barrett currently.