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Coconut Black Forest Hot Chocolate

Serves 2.

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    Coconut Black Forest Hot Chocolate

    Valentine’s Day isn’t complete without chocolate. This drinkable dessert gets its dark red hue from cherry juice, cocoa powder, and dark chocolate, all packed with heart-healthy antioxidants.

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    Tip

    For a pinker, head-turning take on this classic hot chocolate, use chopped white chocolate and malted milk powder in place of dark chocolate and cocoa.

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    Coconut Black Forest Hot Chocolate

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups (500 mL) light canned coconut milk
    • 1/4 cup (60 mL) unsweetened cherry juice
    • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) coconut sugar
    • 3 Tbsp (45 mL) finely chopped or grated dark chocolate
    • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) raw cacao or cocoa powder
    • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) unsweetened toasted coconut chips

    Nutrition

    Per serving:

    • calories441
    • protein5g
    • fat31g
      • saturated fat21g
      • trans fat0g
    • carbohydrates40g
      • sugars21g
      • fibre6g
    • sodium35mg

    Directions

    01

    In medium saucepan over medium heat, whisk milk, juice, sugar, dark chocolate, and cacao or cocoa powder until melted, piping hot, and fully combined. Whisk to create a few air bubbles, then pour into mugs, top with coconut chips, and serve.

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