Small glass of Vegan Hot Chocolate topped with coconut whipped cream
4.93 from 51 votes

5-Minute Vegan Hot Cocoa

My go-to, 5-minute vegan hot chocolate made with simple ingredients you always have on hand. Creamy, luxurious and surprisingly healthy.
Author: Minimalist Baker
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings: 1
Category: Beverage
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan
Freezer Friendly No
Does it keep? Best when fresh.



  1. Add almond milk to a large mug and microwave for 1 minute. Alternatively, add to a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Once milk is warm, add cocoa powder, chocolate and sweetener and whisk to combine.
  3. Put back in microwave or continue cooking on stovetop until completely combined and has reached your preferred temperature.
  4. Taste and adjust sweetness as needed.
  5. Lastly, add in your extract of choice – I think peppermint is truly unbeatable. Stir, and top with coconut whipped cream.


*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for one serving with stevia for sweetener and 1 1/2 Tbsp coconut whipped cream.

Nutrition Per Serving (1 of 1)