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Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix – Vegan Richa

a glass with vegan hot chocolate topped with coconut cream

Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix – Vegan Richa

This simple Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix makes for an excellent food gift. Thanks to ground cashews and coconut milk powder, it makes a super creamy hot chocolate without the need to add non-dairy milk.  No lumps! Nut-free option included.

vegan hot chocolate topped with vegan ice cream

This vegan hot chocolate mix is the perfect DIY gift for the holidays! It comes together within minutes and makes a delicious nutty rich and creamy hot chocolate.

This mix doesn’t need any milk added! Just water is enough to make it creamy. For extra creamy hot chocolate, however, you can totally use nondairy milk like oat milk, coconut milk or soy milk instead of water.

a glass with vegan hot chocolate topped with coconut cream

There are many hot chocolate mixes out there but this recipe is truly special. The combination of ground up cashews, coconut milk powder and flour makes for an especially creamy, thick hot chocolate – just how we like it.

If you cannot find coconut milk powder, just skip it and prepare the hot chocolate with non-dairy milk.

Why you’ll love this hot chocolate

  • it doesn’t clump up! No sifting coo oat powder needed. Just mix and bring to a good boil
  • it doesn’t need added non dairy milk so it can be gifted to anyone who doesn’t have non dairy milk on hand!
  • it’s chocolatey and lightly coconutty which adds a caramel like flavor
  • it’s easy and great for gifting!

More vegan recipes for chocolate lovers:

 Peanut Butter Chocolate Tart

Gingerbread Chocolate Fudge Vegan

German Chocolate Cookies

Gluten free Chocolate Cake

Self Saucing Black Forest Chocolate Pudding Cake

 

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Hot Chocolate Mix

This simple Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix makes for an excellent food gift. Thanks to ground cashews and coconut milk powder, it makes a super creamy hot chocolate without the need to add non-dairy milk. Nut-free option included. Makes 3-4 cups

Prep Time10 mins

Total Time10 mins

Course: Dessert

Cuisine: American

Keyword: hot chocolate

Servings: 3

Calories: 316kcal

Author: Vegan Richa

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup (70 g) cane sugar
  • 1/3 cup (45 g) raw cashews
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder preferably Dutch processed
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean powder or vanilla bean
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons all purpose flour or cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup (60 g) coconut milk powder

To make hot chocolate with the mix:

  • 1 cup (250 ml) water or non dairy milk such as oat milk, coconut milk or soy milk
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoon of the above hot chocolate mix. Use 1/3 cup for a more rich and creamy hot chocolate.

Instructions

  • Make your hot chocolate mix: Add the sugar and cashews to a spice grinder or a blender with a grinder blade and process until the mixture is very powdery.

  • Then add the rest of the ingredients and process again for 5 to 10 seconds until everything is incorporated well, and it’s smooth and powdery.

  • Transfer this mixture to your storage container or mason, jar, and store or gift. Store the mix in a closed container in a cook dry place for upto a months. Refrigerate for fresher flavor and for longer storage(2-3 months) 

  • To make hot chocolate with this mix: Add 1 cup of water or non dairy milk and 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons of the mixture into a saucepan over medium heat. Mix well to combine. (Use 1/3 cup mix per 1 cup water for extra thick hot chocolate)

  • Then let it come to a good boil. Reduce heat and simmer for a minute. Whisk well so that the mixture mixes in and thickens. Then switch off heat.

  • Pour the hot chocolate into your cup. Top with your favorite vegan whipped cream or vegan ice cream and serve.

  • Store the mix in a closed container in a cook dry place for upto a month. Refrigerate for fresher flavor and for longer storage(2-3 months)

Notes

This hot chocolate mix does not need non-dairy milk added to it. It works well with just water as well.
Substitutions:
If you cannot find coconut milk powder, just omit it and use the hot chocolate with non-dairy milk instead.

To make it nut-free:
Omit the cashews and use the hot chocolate mix with a thick non-dairy milk such as oat milk or soy milk.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Hot Chocolate Mix

Amount Per Serving

Calories 316
Calories from Fat 171

% Daily Value*

Fat 19g29%

Saturated Fat 7g44%

Sodium 43mg2%

Potassium 171mg5%

Carbohydrates 36g12%

Fiber 2g8%

Sugar 25g28%

Protein 6g12%

Vitamin C 0.1mg0%

Calcium 12mg1%

Iron 2mg11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

ingredients needed for making vegan hot chocolate

Ingredients:

  •  the hot chocolate mix is sweetened with cane sugar
  • cocoa powder adds the chocolatey taste
  • vanilla bean powder or vanilla bean adds  the coziness
  • all-purpose flour or cornstarch is added for thickening the hot chocolate
  • coconut milk powder and ground up raw cashews make the hot chocolate creamy without having to add milk

Tips:

  • This hot chocolate mix does not need non-dairy milk added to it. It works well with just water as well. Use 1/3 cup mix per 1 cup water for extra thick hot chocolate
  • If you cannot find coconut milk powder, just omit it and use the hot chocolate mix with non-dairy milk instead.
  • To make it nut-free: Omit the cashews and use the hot chocolate mix with a thick non-dairy milk such as oat milk or soy milk.

How to make Vegan Hot Chocolate

dry ingredients for vegan hot chocolate mix in a glass

Make your hot chocolate mix: Add the sugar and cashews to a spice grinder or a blender with a grinder blade and process until the mixture is very powdery.

mixed dry ingredients for vegan hot chocolate mix in a white bowl

Then add the rest of the ingredients and process again for 5 to 10 seconds until everything is incorporated well, and it’s smooth and powdery.

Transfer this mixture to your storage container or mason, jar, and store or gift. The mix will keep well for a month.  refrigerate for longer life.

a small saucepan with vegan hot chocolate on a cooking plate

To make hot chocolate with the mix, add 1 cup water or non dairy milk such as oat milk, coconut milk or soy milk to a saucepan. Add 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons of the mix when using non dairy milk. Add 1/3 cup of the mix for really creamy.

Mix well. Then let it come to a good boil. Reduce heat and simmer for a minute. Whisk well so that the mixture mixes in and thickens. Then switch off heat.

a glass with vegan hot chocolate topped with coconut cream

Pour the hot chocolate into your cup. Top with your favorite vegan whipped cream or vegan ice cream and serve.

vegan hot chocolate in a glass topped with coconut cream

Storage:

Store the mix in a closed container in a cook dry place for upto a month. Refrigerate for fresher flavor and for longer storage(2-3 months)

Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix

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Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix – Vegan Richa

a glass with vegan hot chocolate topped with coconut cream

Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix – Vegan Richa

This simple Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix makes for an excellent food gift. Thanks to ground cashews and coconut milk powder, it makes a super creamy hot chocolate without the need to add non-dairy milk.  No lumps! Nut-free option included.

vegan hot chocolate topped with vegan ice cream

This vegan hot chocolate mix is the perfect DIY gift for the holidays! It comes together within minutes and makes a delicious nutty rich and creamy hot chocolate.

This mix doesn’t need any milk added! Just water is enough to make it creamy. For extra creamy hot chocolate, however, you can totally use nondairy milk like oat milk, coconut milk or soy milk instead of water.

a glass with vegan hot chocolate topped with coconut cream

There are many hot chocolate mixes out there but this recipe is truly special. The combination of ground up cashews, coconut milk powder and flour makes for an especially creamy, thick hot chocolate – just how we like it.

If you cannot find coconut milk powder, just skip it and prepare the hot chocolate with non-dairy milk.

Why you’ll love this hot chocolate

  • it doesn’t clump up! No sifting coo oat powder needed. Just mix and bring to a good boil
  • it doesn’t need added non dairy milk so it can be gifted to anyone who doesn’t have non dairy milk on hand!
  • it’s chocolatey and lightly coconutty which adds a caramel like flavor
  • it’s easy and great for gifting!

More vegan recipes for chocolate lovers:

 Peanut Butter Chocolate Tart

Gingerbread Chocolate Fudge Vegan

German Chocolate Cookies

Gluten free Chocolate Cake

Self Saucing Black Forest Chocolate Pudding Cake

 

Print Recipe

Hot Chocolate Mix

This simple Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix makes for an excellent food gift. Thanks to ground cashews and coconut milk powder, it makes a super creamy hot chocolate without the need to add non-dairy milk. Nut-free option included. Makes 3-4 cups

Prep Time10 mins

Total Time10 mins

Course: Dessert

Cuisine: American

Keyword: hot chocolate

Servings: 3

Calories: 316kcal

Author: Vegan Richa

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup (70 g) cane sugar
  • 1/3 cup (45 g) raw cashews
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder preferably Dutch processed
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean powder or vanilla bean
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons all purpose flour or cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup (60 g) coconut milk powder

To make hot chocolate with the mix:

  • 1 cup (250 ml) water or non dairy milk such as oat milk, coconut milk or soy milk
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoon of the above hot chocolate mix. Use 1/3 cup for a more rich and creamy hot chocolate.

Instructions

  • Make your hot chocolate mix: Add the sugar and cashews to a spice grinder or a blender with a grinder blade and process until the mixture is very powdery.

  • Then add the rest of the ingredients and process again for 5 to 10 seconds until everything is incorporated well, and it’s smooth and powdery.

  • Transfer this mixture to your storage container or mason, jar, and store or gift. Store the mix in a closed container in a cook dry place for upto a months. Refrigerate for fresher flavor and for longer storage(2-3 months) 

  • To make hot chocolate with this mix: Add 1 cup of water or non dairy milk and 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons of the mixture into a saucepan over medium heat. Mix well to combine. (Use 1/3 cup mix per 1 cup water for extra thick hot chocolate)

  • Then let it come to a good boil. Reduce heat and simmer for a minute. Whisk well so that the mixture mixes in and thickens. Then switch off heat.

  • Pour the hot chocolate into your cup. Top with your favorite vegan whipped cream or vegan ice cream and serve.

  • Store the mix in a closed container in a cook dry place for upto a month. Refrigerate for fresher flavor and for longer storage(2-3 months)

Notes

This hot chocolate mix does not need non-dairy milk added to it. It works well with just water as well.
Substitutions:
If you cannot find coconut milk powder, just omit it and use the hot chocolate with non-dairy milk instead.

To make it nut-free:
Omit the cashews and use the hot chocolate mix with a thick non-dairy milk such as oat milk or soy milk.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Hot Chocolate Mix

Amount Per Serving

Calories 316
Calories from Fat 171

% Daily Value*

Fat 19g29%

Saturated Fat 7g44%

Sodium 43mg2%

Potassium 171mg5%

Carbohydrates 36g12%

Fiber 2g8%

Sugar 25g28%

Protein 6g12%

Vitamin C 0.1mg0%

Calcium 12mg1%

Iron 2mg11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

ingredients needed for making vegan hot chocolate

Ingredients:

  •  the hot chocolate mix is sweetened with cane sugar
  • cocoa powder adds the chocolatey taste
  • vanilla bean powder or vanilla bean adds  the coziness
  • all-purpose flour or cornstarch is added for thickening the hot chocolate
  • coconut milk powder and ground up raw cashews make the hot chocolate creamy without having to add milk

Tips:

  • This hot chocolate mix does not need non-dairy milk added to it. It works well with just water as well. Use 1/3 cup mix per 1 cup water for extra thick hot chocolate
  • If you cannot find coconut milk powder, just omit it and use the hot chocolate mix with non-dairy milk instead.
  • To make it nut-free: Omit the cashews and use the hot chocolate mix with a thick non-dairy milk such as oat milk or soy milk.

How to make Vegan Hot Chocolate

dry ingredients for vegan hot chocolate mix in a glass

Make your hot chocolate mix: Add the sugar and cashews to a spice grinder or a blender with a grinder blade and process until the mixture is very powdery.

mixed dry ingredients for vegan hot chocolate mix in a white bowl

Then add the rest of the ingredients and process again for 5 to 10 seconds until everything is incorporated well, and it’s smooth and powdery.

Transfer this mixture to your storage container or mason, jar, and store or gift. The mix will keep well for a month.  refrigerate for longer life.

a small saucepan with vegan hot chocolate on a cooking plate

To make hot chocolate with the mix, add 1 cup water or non dairy milk such as oat milk, coconut milk or soy milk to a saucepan. Add 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons of the mix when using non dairy milk. Add 1/3 cup of the mix for really creamy.

Mix well. Then let it come to a good boil. Reduce heat and simmer for a minute. Whisk well so that the mixture mixes in and thickens. Then switch off heat.

a glass with vegan hot chocolate topped with coconut cream

Pour the hot chocolate into your cup. Top with your favorite vegan whipped cream or vegan ice cream and serve.

vegan hot chocolate in a glass topped with coconut cream

Storage:

Store the mix in a closed container in a cook dry place for upto a month. Refrigerate for fresher flavor and for longer storage(2-3 months)

Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix