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Almond Hot Chocolate

For a really luxurious taste, try this with a good-quality chocolate brand such as Callebaut or Valrhona.

Difficulty

Easy

Ingredients
Serves: 4
Hot Chocolate
  • 6 ounces bittersweet or semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa, plus more for garnish
  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Chocolate-Covered Almonds (recipe below)
Chocolate-Covered Almonds
  • 1/2 Cup almonds, roasted
  • 2oz bittersweet or semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
Preparation
  1. Place the chocolate and cocoa in a mixing bowl.
  2. Bring almond milk to a boil in a saucepan.
  3. Pour over chocolate and cocoa and whisk well to melt and make frothy.
  4. Stir in vanilla. If available, use a hand blender or hand mixer to make it even more frothy on top.
Chocolate-Covered Almonds
  1. Place a metal bowl of chocolate on top of one inch of water in a small saucepan. Bring water to a low simmer; stir chocolate until melted. Remove pan from heat.
  2. Working quickly, dip half of each almond in melted chocolate. Let dry on waxed paper, and serve
Nutritional Info
Per Serving
NAME AMOUNT
Calories 278
Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 7.9g
Mono Fat 4.7g
Poly Fat 1.6g
Protein 6g
Carbohydrates 36g
Fiber 4g
Cholesterol 0g
Sodium 77mg
Calcium 168mg
Potassium 378mg
Vitamin E 4.4mg
Did you know?

In addition to almonds being a delicious ingredient in our recipes they’re also heart healthy, gut healthy, and full of vitamins and nutrients - explore Health & Nutrition to learn more. Not only that, almond farmers are dedicated to sustainability - find out how they’re Growing Good.