vegan hot chocolate recipe

Cinnamon & Date, Dark Hot Chocolate Drink

The Balanced Kitchen
Prep Time 10 mins
Servings 3


  • 1/2 cup dates
  • 2 heaped tbsp dark cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 cubes dark chocolate
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 2 cups plantbased milk coconut or hazelnut work best


  • Place all ingredients excluding the milk, into a pan and top with water (1 cup). Bring to the boil and then turn off the heat.
  • Pour the contents of the pan into a jug and use a hand blender to blitz smooth.
  • Return to the pan, add the milk and simmer on a medium heat until you reach your desired drinking temperature.
  • Serve immediately.
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