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Creamy Coconut Hot Chocolate

Creamy Coconut Hot Chocolate is a delightful and indulgent beverage that combines the creamy richness of full-fat coconut milk with the deep, chocolatey flavor of hot cocoa powder. With its velvety texture and enticing aroma, it is a comforting and delicious treat that will warm you up from the inside out.


Creamy coconut hot chocolate topped with whip cream served in a glass, side view.

How to make Creamy Coconut Hot Chocolate?


  1. Simply add in coconut milk, cocoa powder, sweetener, coconut cream (heavy cream also works if preferred), cinnamon, and a pinch of sea salt into a saucepan and whisk. Warm on medium-low heat to preferred temperature, top with whipped cream, and serve. Stir to combine if desired.

Extra Flavors

Feel free to add a couple of drops of vanilla extract, some marshmallows, and chocolate chips for some extra flavors!

What ingredients do I need?


  • Coconut Milk – full-fat coconut milk, unsweetened and with no added flavors. Can also use dairy milk or almond milk if preferred
  • Cocoa Powder – unsweetened Cocoa Powder.
  • Sweetener –  use your preferred sweetener.
  • Coconut Cream – 100% non-blended full-fat coconut cream. Usually comes in a can.
  • Cinnamon – ground 100% cinnamon.
  • Salt – sea salt preferred.

Can you make hot chocolate with other non-dairy milks?

  • Unsweetened Almond Milk,
  • Soy Milk
  • Oat Milk
  • Coconut Milk

Whether you’re vegan, lactose intolerant, or simply looking to explore different flavors, making hot chocolate with non-dairy milks opens up a world of possibilities.

Ingredients to make coconut hot chocolate prepared on the counter top.

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Creamy coconut hot chocolate being served into a cup.

Creamy coconut hot chocolate topped with whip cream served in a glass, side view.

Creamy Coconut Hot Chocolate

Experience the rich and creamy delight of Creamy Coconut Hot Chocolate, a treat that will warm your soul. Made with full-fat coconut milk, cocoa powder, and a touch of cinnamon, this homemade hot chocolate is a dairy-free indulgence ready in just 3 minutes, perfect for cozy moments and guilt-free enjoyment!
4.84 from 6 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Worldwide
Keyword: coconut milk hot chocolate, hot chocolate with coconut milk
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 2
Print Recipe
Calories: 97kcal



  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Using a stove top pot, add Coconut Milk, Cocoa Powder, sweetener, coconut cream, cinnamon, and sea salt. Mix well and heat to preferred drinking temperature on medium-low heat. Note - do not let it boil.
  • Transfer to a heat resistant cup and enjoy warm.



Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 282mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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