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A cup of hot chocolate with dark chocolate & coconut oil
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Homemade hot chocolate with cocoa powder

The healthiest homemade hot dark chocolate that you'll love. It has lots of health benefits, it's dairy-free and vegan. With high-quality ingredients to offer you the best hot chocolate ever
Prep Time8 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Breakfast, Drinks, Snack
Cuisine: anti-inflammatory, healthy, Vegan
Keyword: baobab powder, cacao powder, dark chocolate, homemade hot chocolate with cocoa powder, hot chocolate, how to make hot chocolate
Servings: 1 person
Author: Githu


  • 1 tsp cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp boabab powder
  • 2-3 pieces dark chocolate
  • 1-2 cups boiling water
  • 2 tsp extra virgin coconut oil


  • Bring water to a boiling point.
  • Meanwhile, bring the cacao and baobab in a small saucepan and mix them together.
  • Add the some pieces of dark chocolate, the amount depends on you
  • Pour a little of the boiling water on the ingredients. Mix them to have a creamy texture.
  • Add a little water at a time till you get a homogeneous drink. 
  • Put some virgin coconut in your mug.
  • Transfer now the hot dark chocolate with cocoa in the mug
  • If you are not used to dark chocolate, please feel free to add some sweetener but don't overdo it.
  • Now how does this taste? please leave me a comment. Thank you for sharing.


  • Please note that if you are new to dark chocolate and cocoa powder, that they are strong and can be bitter in flavor. 
  • You can start with less intense chocolate but if you are seeking health benefits, then the darker the chocolate the better