While some folks prefer a good mulled wine and others choose to indulge in a Chai Spiced White Hot Chocolate recipe, pretty much everyone loves a cup of hot chocolate during the winter. However, not everyone can drink standard hot chocolate recipes, as some can’t or don’t consume dairy products.
The good news is that whipping up a vegan hot chocolate recipe is super simple.
Just as warm, cozy, and delicious as you would expect, this vegan dark hot chocolate recipe is a rich, decadent, and slightly healthier delight that both vegans and non-vegans are sure to adore.
Use Your Favorite Milk Alternative
There are lots of great non-dairy milk alternatives to choose from, which means that you can use whichever is your favorite when making this vegan dark hot chocolate recipe. While the instructions call for almond milk, this can easily be substituted with:
Additionally, you can even try out milk alternative combinations like coconut and almond to achieve a unique flavor profile.
However, whichever non-dairy milk alternative you choose, be sure that it is unsweetened so that you can control the sweetness of your homemade vegan dark hot chocolate recipe.
Make Up a Large Batch
If you want to make up this vegan hot chocolate recipe for a party or get-together, simply double or triple the ingredients above and mix everything in a crockpot, keeping it on low heat throughout the evening. Make things easy by keeping a ladle nearby so that guests can serve themselves.
Put a Twist on It
Want to spice up your vegan hot chocolate recipe? There are plenty of variations you can try, including:
No matter if you are making up a large batch of vegan dark hot chocolate for a crowd or a single serving for a cozy night in, be sure to keep your beverage warm by serving it in an Ember Mug² or Ember Cup.
Because, when it comes to hot chocolate, temperature matters.