Hot chocolate is perfect for the colder months. Plus, it’s perfect if you’re in search of a kid-friendly holiday drink. We’ve gathered our favorite dairy-free recipes so you can make this winter staple all season long. But before you begin whisking and sipping away, let’s first dive into everything you need to know to make vegan hot chocolate.
Hot chocolate vs. cocoa
Although the terms “hot chocolate” and “hot cocoa” are often used interchangeably, the two drinks aren’t quite the same. Although both drinks are flavored with a rich, chocolaty flavor they differ slightly in their base ingredients. Hot chocolate is created by melting chocolate with hot water, or vegan milk. Hot cocoa is made with cocoa powder.
Both vegan hot chocolate recipes and hot coca are included in our list because they produce similar results.
How to make vegan Hot Chocolate
Few things are better than settling down with a hot cup of chocolate and watching your favorite holiday films. Hot chocolate and cocoa are easy to make.
While simmering the plant milk, start by finely cutting vegan chocolate. Add the chocolate to your plant milk. Whisk it well.