Creamy and decadent vegan hot chocolate


  • 1 cup (240 milliliters) of unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons (20 grams) of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons (30 grams) of agave nectar or maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • Optional toppings: whipped cream, chocolate chips, cocoa powder, or marshmallows


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the almond milk, cocoa powder, agave nectar or maple syrup, vanilla extract, and salt.
  2. Heat the mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly, until it is hot and well combined.
  3. Remove the saucepan from the heat and pour the hot chocolate into a mug.
  4. Optional: top the hot chocolate with your choice of toppings, such as whipped cream, chocolate chips, cocoa powder, or marshmallows.
  5. Serve the hot chocolate immediately and enjoy!

This recipe yields about 1 serving of vegan hot chocolate, and it can be easily doubled or tripled to serve more people. You can adjust the sweetness of the hot chocolate by adding more or less agave nectar or maple syrup, depending on your preference. You can also use other types of plant-based milk, such as soy milk or oat milk, if you prefer.

Nutritional information (per serving):

  • Calories: 190
  • Total fat: 3.5 grams
  • Saturated fat: 0 grams
  • Cholesterol: 0 milligrams
  • Sodium: 150 milligrams
  • Total carbohydrates: 41 grams
  • Dietary fiber: 4 grams
  • Sugars: 32 grams
  • Protein: 3 grams

This nutritional information is based on the assumption that the recipe yields 1 serving, and it does not include any additional toppings or ingredients that you may choose to add. Keep in mind that the actual nutritional content of your hot chocolate may vary depending on the specific ingredients and quantities that you use.

Overall, this vegan hot chocolate is a rich and indulgent treat.