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Coconut Black Forest Hot Chocolate

Serves 2.

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    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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