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Hot Cocoa with Almond Milk

Change up ordinary hot cocoa by stirring some dark baking cocoa into vanilla almond milk. Top it off with berry marshmallow creme or a plain large marshmallow, if you like, and add your favorite pretty sprinkles. —Cindy Reams, Philipsburg, PA
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings (1 cup each)


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark baking cocoa or baking cocoa
  • 2 cartons (32 ounces each) vanilla almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Large marshmallows or strawberry marshmallow creme, optional
  • Assorted sprinkles, optional


  • In a large saucepan, combine sugar and dark baking cocoa; gradually whisk in almond milk. Heat until bubbles form around sides of pan, whisking occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. If desired, serve with large marshmallows and sprinkles.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 155 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 150mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • Angel182009
    Nov 21, 2016

    Using almond milk in this version of hot cocoa was a great change and added a unique flavor.

  • ahmom
    Sep 15, 2016

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