Hot Chocolate is one of the best drinks to warm you up during the cold months. It is also comforting enough so you can have it any time of year. You can make a lot or just a little. This hot chocolate recipe makes just over 1 cup. It is thick and creamy and uses all natural ingredients.
3/4 cup rice milk or oat milk
1/4 cup coconut milk beverage
3 tbsp maple syrup ( more or less to taste)
2 tbsp cacao powder
Pinch of salt
1 tbsp tapioca starch
1 tsp vanilla extract
- In a small saucepan combine your rice or oat milk, coconut milk, maple syrup, cacao powder, salt and tapioca starch.
- Whish over medium-low heat until well combined. Cook for about 5 minutes or until thickened. Whisking continuously.
- Remove from heat and add the vanilla extract. Whisk to combine.
- Ladle into a mug and serve. You can top with vegan marshmallow or whipped coconut cream.You can add in 1/2 tbsp coconut oil for added health benefits or keep it oil free for personal preference. Either way, it is super yummy!