Spiced Almond Milk Hot Chocolate

Cosy up with our indulgent, dairy free hot chocolate with a kick. Something to warm your hands and heart in these long winter months. Our almond milk makes it extra thick and creamy so go on, treat yourself!


Serves 2


- 4 tbsp of cocoa or cacao powder

- 250ml of Paleo Foods Co. 9% Almond Milk

- 2 tbsp of date nectar (or coconut sugar, maple syrup)

- ½ tsp of ground cinnamon

- ¼ tsp of vanilla bean powder

- ¼ tsp of ground nutmeg

- 1 small pinch of clove

- 1 small pinch of ground chilli or cayenne pepper (optional)


- ½ teaspoon of grated nutmeg

- Cocoa powder for dusting


1. In a medium pot over a low heat, whisk together almond milk, cocoa powder and date nectar.

2. Then add the spice mix of cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg clove and chilli (optional). Bring to a low simmer.

3. Add a small amount of water as desired if you prefer a thinner consistency.

4. Taste and adjust sweetness as needed, adding more date nectar for increased sweetness or chilli for added kick!

5. Divide between 2 mugs and dust with grated nutmeg and a sprinkling of cocoa powder

6. Enjoy right away!