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Vegan Mexican Hot Chocolate

Incredibly cozy, healthy vegan Mexican hot chocolate that's perfectly sweet with a hint of spice -- made with a blend of almond and coconut milk!
Course Dairy Free, Dessert, Drinks, Gluten Free, Vegan
Keyword dairy free mexican hot chocolate, mexican hot chocolate, vegan mexican hot chocolate
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 234 kcal
Author Monique of AmbitiousKitchen.com


  • 1 3/4 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • ½ cup light coconut milk (from the can)
  • 1.5 oz dairy free dark chocolate bar, broken into pieces
  • 1-2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, depending on your preference
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon McCormick ground red cayenne pepper
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar


  1. In a small pot, add coconut milk, almond milk, chocolate bar pieces, cocoa powder, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, salt and coconut sugar. Whisk together and bring ingredients to a simmer, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 3-5 minutes to reduce the mixture a bit; stirring occasionally.

  2. Pour into 2 small mugs, then sprinkle with a little ground cinnamon on top, or add a cinnamon stick. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Mexican Hot Chocolate
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 234 Calories from Fat 158
% Daily Value*
Fat 17.5g27%
Carbohydrates 18.3g6%
Fiber 5.5g23%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 3.4g7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.