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Gingerbread Hot Cocoa (Dairy Free)

  • Author: Michelle
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Units Scale
  • 3 cups dairy free milk
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder (sub carob for AIP)
  • 3 tbsp sugar (see notes)
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp blackstrap molasses
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Combine the dairy-free milk, cocoa powder, coconut sugar, cinnamon, ginger, and blackstrap molasses in a pot. Whisk well to combine and break up any clumps of chocolate.
  2. Place the pot on the stove over medium-low heat, stirring often until the sugar is dissolved and the hot chocolate is warm. Add the vanilla extract at the end and stir.
  3. Serve in two mugs and add your desired toppings!


If adding topping to the hot cocoa, keep the sugar level to 3 tbsp. If not adding toppings, add an extra bit of coconut sugar if desired!

All nutritional information are estimations and will vary. Estimations do not include optional ingredients.

  • Cook Time: 10
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Global


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 169
  • Fat: 5.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.6g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Protein: 3.8g