Coconut Butter Hot Chocolate

Coconut butter hot chocolate is an abundant and relaxing reward. Absolutely vegan, very velvety, naturally sweetened, and abundant in excellent, healthy fats.

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Essentially I ask you to mix all the components, consisting of non-melted chocolate, in the mixer prior to heating. You hear clicks and pulses originating from the mixer as it chops through the chocolate and coconut butter portions. As soon as the chocolate is noticeably incorporated throughout as little flecks, you heat up the mix up. Those flecks and coconut butter bits gradually disappear dreamily into the milk as you blend. Coconut butter and dates make this practically caramel-y. Hope you like it!

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Coconut Butter Hot Chocolate

Coconut butter hot chocolate is an abundant and relaxing reward. Absolutely vegan, very velvety, naturally sweetened, and abundant in excellent, healthy fats.

PREPARATION TIME 10 minutes COOK TIME 3 minutes OVERALL TIME 13 minutes

Course Drink, Breakfast Diet Plan Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Servings: 2

Author: Laura Wright

Active Ingredients

  • 1 ounce dark dairy-free chocolate, approximately sliced
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons coconut butter ( this is an item that has both the flesh and the oil– I utilize Nutiva’s Coconut Manna)
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 2 soft Medjool dates, pitted
  • 2 1/2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In an upright mixer, integrate the chocolate, cacao powder, coconut butter, sea salt, dates, non-dairy milk, and vanilla. Mix the mix on high up until the chocolate is spread throughout and appears like small flecks.
  • Put the chocolate mix into a little pan. Warm the coconut butter hot chocolate on the range over medium heat, blending it often. When it’s practically simmering, steamy, and frothy on the top, it’s prepared. Put the coconut butter hot chocolate into mugs and take pleasure in! I grated chocolate on top of mine, however that’s optional!


  • I utilized cartoned coconut milk as my milk of option. It has simply the ideal level of viscosity for this, and it likewise compliments the coconut butter in apparent methods.
  • There are a lot of methods to tailor this hot chocolate. You might include some ground cinnamon or cayenne, some reishi powder/extract, or perhaps high some lavender tea while you warm it up.

Program Conceal 10 remarks

  • Carol

    I like the concept of utilizing dates to sweeten hot chocolate. It most likely offers it some excellent body too. I simply purchased some cocoa butter– so I am going to utilize that rather of the coconut manna– with my homemade almond milk. Thanks for the dish! Likewise made your cheese chickpea collapse for pasta– to crave!! Fantastic replacement for dairy. I included a great deal of dietary yeast and ume plum vinegar to it– came out fab. Reply

  • Sonia

    Hello There Laura- I have actually seen a great deal of dishes of your blog site utilizing coconut butter and I purchased a container a couple of months earlier. However I constantly question the consistency. It solidifies in the container. Am I expected to microwave it a bit each time prior to utilizing so it softens up and can be stirred? Thank you! And can’t wait from your book to come out. Currently pre purchased on Amazon some time back! Reply

  • Maya|Spice + Sprout

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