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Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

Gingerbread Hot Chocolate is the perfect festive drink to enjoy on a cold day! Rich, with an intense chocolate flavor, is both decadent, HEALTHY and delicious. 

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Gingerbread, healthy, hot chocolate
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Calories 84 kcal
Author Natalie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cashew milk or soy milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon blackstrap molasses
  • 1 teaspoon Ceylon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • Honey or maple syrup to taste

Toppings:

  • Whipped coconut cream
  • Cacao beans
  • Cocoa Powder or dark chocolate for dusting

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, heat the milk with vanilla.
  2. Add cocoa powder, molasses, and spices. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until cocoa is dissolved completely. Do not overcook and do not boil.
  3. Cook for few minutes, just until the mixture is steaming and is warmed thoroughly. Add maple syrup or honey to taste (optional).
  4. Remove from heat and pour into mugs.
  5. Top with whipped coconut cream, and dust it with cocoa powder, roughly chopped dark chocolate or crushed cacao beans.

Recipe Notes

As a measure I used UScup (240ml).
Nutrition facts are calculated without toppings. 

Nutrition Facts
Gingerbread Hot Chocolate
Amount Per Serving
Calories 84 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 165mg7%
Potassium 254mg7%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 2g4%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.