Published On: Thu, Mar 1st, 2018

Oat milk hot chocolate

Snuggling up with a cosy, comforting mug of hot chocolate is one of life’s simple pleasures. This creamy cup is made using oat milk, and is packed full of warming cinnamon and rich cacao powder. 

oat milk hot chocolate

Vegan oat milk hot chocolate

By Rachel Smith (www.rawberryfields.co.uk)

Serves 1 | Prep 2 mins | Cook 5 mins 

Ingredients

  • 250 ml (1 cup) of oat milk (I used Oatly Barista)
  • 1 large Tbsp of raw cacao powder
  • 1-2 tsp of coconut sugar (adjust to your taste if you like it sweeter)
  • ½ tsp vanilla bean paste (OR extract)
  • Pinch of cinnamon

Optional toppings:

  • ‘Whiptop’ Vegan Whipped Cream (I found it in Sainsbury’s)
  • Coconut Syrup
  • Raw chocolate shavings

Method

  1. Heat the oat milk, cacao, vanilla and cinnamon on a low-medium heat, and stir until the cacao is well combined, and the mixture is warm, but not boiling hot.
  2. Keep stirring the mixture, and add the coconut sugar. Heat for a further 1-2 minutes.
  3. Top with vegan whipped soy cream, or a spoonful of whipped coconut cream, coconut syrup and some raw chocolate shavings for a truly decadent drink.

IMG_0607Rachel is is the Content and Digital Editor at Vegan Food & Living, and is on a mission to show people that adopting a vegan, plant-based lifestyle does not mean you have to give up eating delicious, decadent food. For more recipes, visit her blog Rawberry Fields, or say hello on FacebookInstagram or Pinterest.

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