How To Make    Oat Milk Hot Chocolate

* Thick, rich, and chocolaty * Simple ingredients * Ready in 5 minutes * Dairy-free * Lots of fun topping options

Why This Recipe Works

- maple syrup - cocoa powder - vanilla oat milk (unsweetened) - semisweet chocolate

Ingredients Needed

Step 1. In a small saucepan over low heat, whisk maple syrup, cocoa powder, and 1/2 cup of oat milk.

How To Make Oat Milk Hot Chocolate

Step 2. Whisk in remaining amount of oat milk and pinch of salt.

How To Make Oat Milk Hot Chocolate

Step 3. Increase heat to medium and bring mixture to a simmer, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

How To Make Oat Milk Hot Chocolate

Step 4. Turn off heat and add chopped chocolate. Whisk until fully melted and mixture is smooth. Garnish with preferred toppings.

How To Make Oat Milk Hot Chocolate

* Dairy-free whipped cream * Marshmallows (regular or vegan) * Cocoa powder * Cinnamon * Shaved chocolate * Crushed peppermint * Caramel sauce

Fun Topping Ideas

I love the thick creaminess of oat milk for hot chocolate. However, any other plant-based milk, like almond milk or soy milk, would work great as well.

Substitutions & Variations

Add a splash of peppermint, almond, or orange extract to make a  holiday-flavored cup of hot chocolate.  Or add a glug of rum or brandy to  make an “adult” hot chocolate!

Substitutions & Variations