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Almond Milk Hot Chocolate

Cozy up on a cold winter day with this childhood favorite, Almond Milk Hot Chocolate, made with high-quality chocolate and almond milk. For a luxurious taste, try this with a good-quality chocolate brand such as Callebaut or Valrhona.

Whether you are looking to add more plant-based offerings to your diet, reduce calories or sugar to manage weight or blood sugar levels, or simply enjoy the taste and creamy texture, the almond milk benefits are endless. Explore our All About Almond Milk Benefits for Nutrition, Health and More page to learn more about almond milk.



Serves: 2
  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 6 ounces bittersweet or semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tsp unsweetened cocoa, plus more for garnish
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  1. Place the chocolate and cocoa in a bowl.
  2. Bring the almond milk to a boil in a saucepan.
  3. Pour over the chocolate and cocoa and whisk well to melt and foam.
  4. Stir in the vanilla. If available, use a mixer to make it even frothier on top.
Nutritional Info
Per Serving
Calories 278
Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 7.9g
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 our Health & Nutrition page to learn more. This is good news about almonds and heart health: Scientific evidence suggests, but does not prove, that eating 1.5 ounces of most nuts, such as almonds, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease. One serving of almonds (28g) has 13g of unsaturated fat and only 1g of saturated fat.   Not only that, but California almond farmers are also dedicated to sustainability. Find out how they’re Growing Good.